Shallow Well Drilling
Where ground water is located within 200 feet of the ground surface, Lifewater trains community leaders on all aspects of shallow well drilling, including:
- locating the drilling site
- equipment operation and maintenance
- logging the borehole
- setting the hand pump with a sanitary seal
- well disinfection
As a part of programs, Lifewater provides drilling equipment to qualified communities and provides ongoing trainings so they become experts in the field.