Author
CARTER, R. C.

Year of Publishing
2005

Publisher
Cranfield University

Institution
Silsoe College

Human-Powered Drilling Technologies an overview of human-powered drilling technologies for shallow small diameter well construction, for domestic and agricultural water supply

Description:

This paper briefly describes a range of primarily human-powered technologies for well construction which lie between (in cost, complexity of technology, and capability) hand-digging and ‘conventional’ small or large, truck- or trailer- mounted drilling rigs. These human-powered technologies are designed to construct small diameter wells, at costs closer to hand-digging than to conventional drilling.

DISCLAIMER: This is a non-RWSN publication and endorsement by RWSN or any of its member organisations should not be inferred.


Bibliographical Information:

CARTER, R. C. (2005) Human-Powered Drilling Technologies. an overview of human-powered drilling technologies for shallow small diameter well construction, for domestic and agricultural water supply , Silsoe College , Cranfield University , Bedfordshire, UK


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