oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Thousands will benefit from Eastern Cape groundwater find

Volume 13, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... CIVIL ENGINEERING ? JUNE 2005 21 Taken during drilling: water is lifted from the borehole using compressed air to give a first estimate on the yield of the borehole Thousands will benefit from Eastern Cape groundwater find Modern satellite imagery has helped identify greater than expected groundwater resources in the Emalahleni Local Municipal area. Fifteen boreholes have been sunk, one delivering an impressive 66 l per second (airlift yield) - capable of filling an average-size swimming pool in only six minutes. According to the project manager, Johan du Plooy, senior hydrogeologist in the East London office of SRK Consulting, ..

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