Borehole Equipment Suppliers In South Africa

What is a Borehole?

A borehole is a narrow shaft bored in the ground, either vertically or horizontally.

A borehole may be constructed for many different purposes, including the extraction of water, other liquids, or gases.

Borehole Equipment Suppliers In South Africa

Aquabore is a Durban-based company that specializes in the imports and distribution of borehole drilling equipment and accessories.

With quality and workmanship at the forefront of what we do, Aquabore is a brand that you can trust.

How much does a borehole cost in South Africa?

30m borehole R20 000 – R30 000
DrillingR8 500 – R14 000
0.37 pump, 11.1m steel casing, 110 PVC pipingR 11 000 – R 16 000
60m boreholeR 30 000 – R 45 000
DrillingR16 000 – R 23 000
0.55 pump, 11.1m steel casing, 110 PVC pipingR 17 500 – R 22 000
A 90m boreholeR 50 000 – R 75 000
Drilling R22 000 – R 30 000
0.75 pump, 11.1m steel casing, 110 PVC pipingR 28 000 – R 45 000
A 120m borehole R60 000 – R 90 000
DrillingR30 000 – R 40 000
1.1 Borehole pump, 1.1m steel casing, 110 PVC pipingR30 000 – R 50 000

How many years can a borehole last?

As a general rule of thumb, a properly installed and sized borehole should last 8-10 years. If you have only just installed a borehole, you’re likely to see years of service from your current equipment.

This is extendable with good care and frequent maintenance.

How many Litres of water can a borehole produce per day?

A single water well can produce up to 20,000 liters (4,400 gallons) of pure water every day without any permissions or licenses.

What is the minimum borehole size?

Geostructure typesMinimum borehole depth
Shallow foundation5m, or foundation width time a value ranging from 1 to 3
Deep foundation25-30m except for bedrock which is 3m
Retaining wall1 to 2 times wall height, 3m for walls on bedrock