Benefits of solar powered borehole system in Zimbabwe

Nakiso Borehole Drilling is a company that specializes in drilling boreholes to provide access to water for various uses such as irrigation, livestock watering, and household consumption. One of the innovations that Nakiso Borehole Drilling has embraced is the use of solar-powered borehole systems. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of solar-powered borehole systems and how they can be a game-changer for communities that rely on boreholes for water access.


One of the main advantages of using a solar-powered borehole system is that it is cost-effective. The system relies on solar energy to power the water pump, which means there are no ongoing costs associated with fuel or electricity. Once the system is installed, it can provide a reliable source of water for years to come without any additional costs.


Solar-powered borehole systems are also reliable because they do not rely on the national power grid, which is often unreliable in many parts of the world. The system can be installed in remote areas where there is no access to electricity or where the grid is unstable. The solar panels can provide enough energy to power the water pump even on cloudy days, making it a reliable source of water even during adverse weather conditions.

Environmentally friendly

Another benefit of solar-powered borehole systems is that they are environmentally friendly. Solar power is a renewable source of energy that does not emit greenhouse gases or other harmful pollutants. By using a solar-powered borehole system, communities can reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to the fight against climate change.

Low maintenance

Solar-powered borehole systems are also low maintenance. Once the system is installed, there is minimal maintenance required. The solar panels are durable and can last for up to 25 years with minimal maintenance. The water pump and other components of the system also require minimal maintenance, which reduces the overall cost of maintaining the system.

Long lifespan

Finally, solar-powered borehole systems have a long lifespan. The system can last for up to 25 years or more with proper maintenance. This means that communities can have access to clean water for many years without the need for costly repairs or replacement.

In conclusion, solar-powered borehole systems are a cost-effective, reliable, environmentally friendly, low-maintenance, and long-lasting solution for communities that rely on boreholes for water access. Nakiso Borehole Drilling is committed to providing sustainable and innovative solutions to water access, and the adoption of solar-powered borehole systems is a testament to this commitment.

Nakiso Borehole Drilling: Your Trusted Partner for Safe, Sustainable Water Access

At Nakiso Borehole Drilling, we are your comprehensive partner for unlocking reliable water on your property. Our highly skilled team tackles all drilling projects, from standard boreholes to specialized Blast Hole and RC Drilling. We handle everything in-house for a seamless experience, encompassing expert borehole siting, efficient drilling, and pump installation – solar, electric, or manual – tailored to your specific needs. With Nakiso, your reliable water source is just a drill away.

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Five Facts About Borehole Drilling That You Need To Take Note Of:
1. Know Your Borehole Casings:The Preferred Borehole Casing In Zimbabwe Is Class 9 and 10 (Pressure Classes.)This is because Class 9 and Class 10 Casings are more collapse resistant. The strength of a Casing is often described as collapse resistance.

2. Borehole Drilling Depth: The exact depth, of where the water is located, cannot be established by the drilling contractor nor the Water Surveyor (Borehole Siter).

3. The Is No 100% Guarantee On Water: It is important to note that it is never a 100% guarantee that any hole will yield water, the amount and water quality can also not be guaranteed by the drilling contractor and water surveyor.

4. Borehole Siting or Water Surveying Is Important: Making use of a hydrologist or traditional water diviner will increase your chances of having a successful borehole that will yield a sufficient amount of water.

5. Know The Risks: The risk of the borehole drilling lies with the property owner. The client will still be liable for the drilling costs irrespective of a borehole yielding water or not.

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The Reliable Choice for Borehole Drilling in Zimbabwe

Frustrated with unreliable water access? Look no further than Nakiso Borehole Drilling! Our team of water well experts boasts extensive experience and knowledge, tackling any type of borehole installation you may require.

Worried about the technicalities? Relax – Nakiso Borehole Drilling streamlines the entire process, from the initial step of meticulously selecting the optimal borehole location on your property to the final pump installation. And when it comes to pumps, we offer a variety of options to suit your needs and preferences. Choose from solar-powered pumps, a sustainable and eco-friendly solution, or opt for the convenience of electrical pumps. For those seeking a more traditional approach, manual bush pumps are also available.

With Nakiso Borehole Drilling, you benefit from a comprehensive water solution – all delivered by a single, trusted provider. Let us help you unlock a reliable and long-lasting source of water for your home or business.