Best Borehole Drilling Company

Best borehole drilling company: Service steps

As the best borehole drilling company in Kenya, we walk our clients through these steps before borehole drilling commences

  • Client submission of the hydro-geological survey report for our review
  • Client submission of licenses and permits; WARMA, NEMA, and county government
  • Physical site visit for logistics assessment
  • Generation of a detailed quote

Time needed: 5 days and 12 hours.

How to drill a borehole in Kenya

  1. Mobilisation.

    This is the movement of the rig, equipment and labor to the site where the well is to be drilled

  2. Borehole drilling.

    This is the actual process of sinking a well in the ground in order to obtain water. The depth of sinking depends on the reading of the hydro-geological survey report. This report states the depth, amount of water expected and the geological structure of the soil and rock underneath. The normal size of the borehole is 8 inches in diameter, but the surface section is 10 inches.

  3. Casing.

    We line the walls of the borehole with mild steel casings to keep the wall from collapsing through out the lifetime of the borehole. Continuous steel casing is used all over except where the aquifer(s) is located. Here, we use slotted casings to allow for water percolation into the drilled well.

  4. Graveling.

    It is the application of gravel sand between the borehole walls and the mild steel casings. Gravel filters soil and other impurities, and keeps the casings firmly in position.

Borehole Drilling Questions

FAQs to Borehole Drilling in Kenya

How much is drilling a borehole in Kenya?

As the best borehole drilling company in Kenya, we tailor our price according to the hydrogeological survey result finding. Our price begins at Kes 5,800 per meter for easy to drill locations to Kes 13,500 per meter in difficult grounds.

How many meters is a borehole?

From 50M and below, a well qualifies as a borehole.

How do you know where to drill a borehole?

A hydro-geological survey is conducted by an independent hydro-geologist. It to determines; water availability at which point, how much water, and at what depth

How long does a borehole last?

It lasts in as much as the water table or aquifer remains

What is a good borehole yield?

It depends on water usage. For domestic use, a yield of 2 cubic meters per day is sufficient for a homestead. Depending on the size of the commercial farm, a yield beyond 50 cubics per day will be required.

Can a borehole be drilled anywhere?

No. Only where there is a water aquifer

Can borehole water run out?

Yes it does when the water aquifer dries up

Besides drilling, Grekkon Limited’s agronomy team will design a crop irrigation system for all borehole clients without charge. We provide a detailed crop growing program with on the ground agronomy support for the first season of the crop. This defines us as the best borehole drilling company in Kenya.

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