Australian Private & Domestic Bore Water Wells
Equipping Owners & Enthusiasts with Knowledge Resources
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BoreWell Forum is moderated and owned by a Civil Engineer who has over 40 years’ experience in large and small water supply systems development in Australia, Europe, and Africa.
This photo was taken 4m down a dark and damp bore shaft, comprising concrete well liners. The bore and centrifugal pump (shown) is about 30 years old; and the bore...
“Here is an old bore cover, hiding a system that has been reliably delivering water to this garden for decades. What happens when this breaks down? Can you repair this...
This photo shows an old concrete well liner, 4m deep, with an old centrifugal pump sitting at the bottom. It hasn\'t worked for years. Where do I start to repair...
This photo shows a typical suburban domestic bore, with the plastic cover removed. Note the power cable (red), and the white PVC pipe work. Can you suggest any improvements for...
This modern large commercial bore is the \"big brother\" to your small domestic bore. It was constructed using the same principles as your smaller bore, and draws water from the...
Domestic private bore and well owners are encouraged to ask any questions to obtain information or advice on bore and well problems such as:
- What is the depth to groundwater at my property?
- How easy is it to get access and share my neighbour‘s bore?
- My bore has stopped working, what do I do?
- My bore water has gone salty, what do I do?
- My bore water is muddy and produces a stain.
- How much will a bore cost. Is it worth it?
- Will climate change affect my bore?
- Can I drink my bore water?
- Does my bore need to be licenced?
- Can I drill / dig my own bore?