What is the purpose of a borehole? Having access to pure underground water is very easy with a borehole. It’s not even necessary to worry about chemicals when it comes to underground water. There are no chemicals in underground water. If you drill a borehole in your house, the value of your house can simply increase by a few thousand Rands. In addition, another purpose of a borehole is to be a cost-effective, self-sustaining assets. Despite the initial cost of drilling and equipment, groundwater has long-term financial benefits, such as the fact that borehole water is much cheaper than municipal water.
Borehole water is generally safe to drink. According to the Private Water Supplies Regulations, you have to get your private water supply checked to ensure it complies with drinking water standards.
Boreholes are used to reach large amounts of water stored in water-bearing rocks under the ground by drilling beneath the surface. Using and accessing this resource does not have a negative effect on the environment since we make sure the supply is plentiful and safe to extract through our surveys.
Minerals are extracted from boreholes with the use of high-pressure water. Drilling into hard rock with water jets is possible in open pits, underground mines, on land, or even from a vessel in the sea or on a lake. In a scientific sense, there is no difference between a borehole, a well, and a wellhole. “Hole” is typically used as a shortened form of “borehole.” A “well”, on the other hand, is used for extractive purposes, unlike a hole or borehole which is used for scientific purposes and cannot produce any resources. As long as there is sufficient space on your site or property to construct the borehole you can just about put a borehole anywhere.