The cost of drilling a borehole in Kenya depends on many factors among them the geographical location. The main factor in determining the cost drilling the borehole is the depth (how deep does it have to be). It also depends on the equipping needs. There are many variable cost.
Hydro-Geological Survey is between Ksh Ksh.50,000/- to Ksh 80,000.This gives you depth of drilling, formation of soil , quality and expected water yield and is a requiement by WRMA for permit.
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Before applying for NEMA permit for a borehole , you are required to carry out an environmental impact assessment. The cost of EIA is around Ksh 45,000 to Ksh 60,000. Contact us for details.
The cost of drilling a borehole for Nairobi and its environs starts at Ksh 6,300 to 6,500 per meter. The cost of the submersible pump system and electrical controls depends on the borehole depth, flow and pressure requirements and how far water has to travel to reach the property.