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Boreholes

Anyone can have one and the water you get is all yours

CircusMaximus
CircusMaximus Male
A month ago
A bit pricey though
BOYDEL
BOYDEL Male
A month ago
Yes - the average UK homeowner with a non metered water charge would be looking at around 50 years payback time based on average cost of a successful borehole - and likely somewhat longer as you would still need to pay for disposal of sewage.
MrQuiet
MrQuiet Male
A month ago
Feasible for some companies or operations miles away from any facilities.
Samx
Samx Male
A month ago
Not good for the environment however.
FBF_Peace
FBF_Peace Male
A month ago
Almost everything we do will impact the environment in some way but professionally made boreholes are generally accepted as being environmentally friendly.
wonderoushen
wonderoushen Female
A month ago
I think I'd probably hit sea water if I tried to sink one.
SQL
SQL Male
A month ago
You actually need a licence to extract water from a borehole in England. You also probably need permission from the Environment Agency to construct a borehole.

And yes, the cost of drilling and proving the borehole i usable is expensive to put it mildly. (Think of the cost of a couple of new medium-sized cars.)

SQL
Mazer
Mazer Male
A month ago
You might be better off scrapping the cars and investing in your own borehole.
wonderoushen
wonderoushen Female
A month ago
Only if I could get a car that ran on seawater, lol


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