Borehole drilling in Kenya
Due to the ongoing shortage of water in Kenya, most people especially landlords have resided to drilling boreholes to be able to tap underground water. The water supplied by the County governments is inadequate hence people prefer digging boreholes for their own survival.
Cost of drilling a borehole in Kenya
Drilling a borehole in Kenya can be quite expensive, especially if you do not have the necessary materials. The average borehole Drilling prices in Kenya are between ksh.500,000 to ksh.6 million depending on different factors.
Before making the best choice, you should consult with the borehole Drilling companies to get a glimpse of the different prices and services.
Borehole drilling prices in Kenya.
Borehole drilling prices in Kenya vary from county to county as you can inquire from the table below
|Nairobi||Ksh.900,000 to Ksh. 3 million|
|Kitui||Ksh. 1.5 million to Ksh. 6 million|
|Makueni||Ksh. 800,000 to Ksh. 4 million|
|Machakos||Ksh. 800,000 to Ksh. 4 million|
|Nakuru||Ksh. 700,000 to Ksh. 3 million|
|Narok||Ksh. 500,000 to Ksh. 1.2 million|
|Kericho||Ksh. 500,000 to Ksh. 1.2 million|
|Eldoret||Ksh. 500,000 to Ksh. 1.2 million|
|Bomet||Ksh. 500,000 to Ksh. 1.2 million|
|Kisii||Ksh. 500,000 to Ksh. 1.2 million|
Borehole drilling companies in kenya
There are many companies in Kenya that offer drilling services to provide water for residents or rather for your business. These companies include;
1. Waterlink drillers
They are located at vision plaza and offer great drilling services. You can contact them using the phone number 0722 740 522
2.Davis and Shirtliff company
Their headquarters are located at Industrial area in Nairobi. You can contact them at 0711 079 000. They offer a variety of services that include water treatment and solar generators.
3. Rhino water drillers
It’s headquarters are located at Karen Nairobi. You can contact them at 0722 585 936
4.Aquadeep drilling company
They are located along Mombasa Road. You can contact them through 0718 637 447. They offer also water pump services.
5.Apex Borehole and engineering limited
They are located at ABC bank at Dar Es Saalam Road. They are one of the largest drilling companies in Kenya and provide its services to the East African community. You can contact them through 0725 267 083.
Factors affecting borehole Drilling prices in Kenya.
Drilling a borehole is not an easy task as you may think. You require special tools that could penetrate the ground and reach the underground water and bring it back up for use. There are many factors that contribute to the overall cost of drilling a borehole. They include;
- Drilling equipment
- Site availability
Cost of drilling a borehole in Kenya, companies & factors frequently asked questions
Boreholes typically last for eight to ten years, provided its properly installed and serviced.
Drilling a borehole with all the necessary equipment can take around one to two days.
A borehole can produce almost 20,000 litres of water every day.
The average depth of most boreholes in Kenya is between 100m to 300m
It can cost you around ksh 6,300 to ksh.6,600 per metre to drill a borehole in Kenya