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Manual drilling compendium 2015

This compendium draws together experiences of manual drilling from 36 countries, mainly from Africa. 

The compendium is structured as follows:
 
  • Chapter 2: overview of the geological and hydrogeological conditions where manual drilling is feasible.
  • Chapter 3: manual drilling methods.
  • Chapter 4: the basics of good borehole design, key challenges and manual drilling specifications.
  • Chapter 5: technology introduction and uptake,
  • Chapter 6: context, history and extent of manual drilling uptake in 16 countries.
  • Chapter 7: reflections of professionalisation of manual drilling, cost-effectiveness and recommendations.
  • Annex 1 and 2 synthesise available information on manual drilling for drinking water supplies for 37 countries.
TitleManual drilling compendium 2015
Publication TypeLiterature Review
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsDanert, K
Secondary TitleRWSN publication
Issue2015-2
Pagination39 p. : 12 boxes, 21 fig., 7 tab.
Date Published02/2015
PublisherRural Water Supply Network, Skat Foundation
Place PublishedSt.Gallen, Switzerland
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN Number978-3-908156-57-4
Keywordsmanual drilling
Abstract

This compendium draws together experiences of manual drilling from 36 countries, mainly from Africa. 

The compendium is structured as follows:
 
  • Chapter 2: overview of the geological and hydrogeological conditions where manual drilling is feasible.
  • Chapter 3: manual drilling methods.
  • Chapter 4: the basics of good borehole design, key challenges and manual drilling specifications.
  • Chapter 5: technology introduction and uptake,
  • Chapter 6: context, history and extent of manual drilling uptake in 16 countries.
  • Chapter 7: reflections of professionalisation of manual drilling, cost-effectiveness and recommendations.
  • Annex 1 and 2 synthesise available information on manual drilling for drinking water supplies for 37 countries.
Notes

Includes references: p. 34-39

URLhttp://www.rural-water-supply.net/en/resources/details/653
Citation Key79715

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