Boreholes and trees – why drilling supervision matters

by Professor Richard Carter, Chair of RWSN [1] About 1 billion people in rural areas rely on boreholes (mostly fitted with handpumps) for their water supply. Another 300 million in small towns and cities get their domestic water from boreholes.[2] What is a borehole? Someone [3] once defined a tree as "a big plant with a … Continue reading Boreholes and trees – why drilling supervision matters