Average cost of a borehole
A borehole is a life time investment that can be used for different uses, on the other hand a borehole is a solution to the water scarcity in many parts of the world.
An average cost of a borehole, according to The Borehole Association of South Africa, can cost an estimated of R50 000 to R 100 000.
Average cost of a borehole drilling can incur to an average drill cost that is around 600 meters, prices vary starting cost starts from R900 is charged, but this also depends on the company that is hired to do the work. However, there are other costs that are involved which includes yield testing which starts from somewhere between R2000 and R5000.
An average cost of a borehole has costs that vary, this cost includes the equipment which is being used vary from R 20 000 to R 40 000. Getting a borehole can be a great investment, 60% of the main water comes from waste which is recycled, whereas borehole water has filters being used there are no chemicals needed to be added or added to the water, this is a health reason can be a reason for individuals wanting to get a borehole.
In addiction there are also other reasons that can make an individual or individuals want to have a borehole installed, which includes business reasons which may include recreational areas, farming, hotels and Hospitals and schools.
There are other costs that are involved when looking at an average cost of a borehole, this may include additional costs like sand or boulders which prices vary. An average cost for a borehole may range from an average cost of the borehole sand or boulders starting from R830 to R950. This also includes steels which the prices start from R2 458.
Additional costs for an average cost of a borehole.
- Borehole pump (prices depend on the hole depth of the borehole) -R6, 562.00
- Caple joiner and splicer box- R155.00
- Stop cock lever-R510.00
- Labour (Borehole labour installation) – R450/hourly.
All the prices in South Africa have VAT included. An average cost of a borehole price may vary depending on how deep it is, and it also depends on which company is doing the work.
As mentioned earlier an average cost of a borehole instead installation can be a great investment, but it requires a lot of planning, money, time and there are also additional costs that one needs to think about like maintaining of the borehole.