Are boreholes a good investment?

Boreholes can save end-users money on their water bill, but how much money are we talking about? And how long will it take to recoup the investment? In this article, Kobus Troskie and Andrew Johnstone analyse two examples of the cost and savings of borehole water and the findings are quite astounding.

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What to look for when drilling a borehole

What to look for when drilling a borehole

To alleviate the strain on municipal water, many municipalities are encouraging home owners to drill boreholes on their properties. But what should end-users consider before making this investment? In this article, we give an overview of some of the aspects you should consider.

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Protecting groundwater on solar energy projects

As South Africa starts drawing on solar energy to meet growing electricity demand, it is pioneering the best ways of responsibly managing the groundwater impact of these vital projects. SRK’s Sheila Imrie, principal hydrogeologist and numerical groundwater modeller, and Des Visser, associate partner and principal hydrogeologist discuss a best practice approach.

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