Cost of Sinking a Borehole in Nigeria Reviewed by Momizat on . the cost and price of drilling a borehole in Nigeria is relative and depends on some factors one of them being the location. So we shall be specific in explorin the cost and price of drilling a borehole in Nigeria is relative and depends on some factors one of them being the location. So we shall be specific in explorin Rating: 0
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Cost of Sinking a Borehole in Nigeria

Cost of Sinking a Borehole in Nigeria

the cost and price of drilling a borehole in Nigeria is relative and depends on some factors one of them being the location. So we shall be specific in exploring the costs of digging a borehole in places like Lagos, Anambra, Port Harcourt, Abuja etc.

The cost of sinking a borehole in Nigeria depends on the typography of the area as well as the method that will be used. In general the price ranges from N200,000 to N600,000.

Cost of Drilling Borehole in Kano Abuja, Kaduna and other Northern States in Nigeria
The northern states in Nigeria are located in a desert region so it is a bit more expensive to sink borehole in that region. The cost of drilling a borehole in a place like kano, Kaduna Abuja and the rest starts from N400,000 for a professional borehole drilling company in Nigeria. Other Northern States like Sokoto, Katsina, Zamfara, Borno and Bauchi might cost more for borehole drilling because of shortage of water witnessed in these states.

Cost of Borehole Drilling in Southwest Nigeria: Lagos, Ondo, Osun, Ogun, Oyo and Ekiti. 

In the South West Lagos has the cheapest rate for drilling a borehole which ranges from 250,000 to 450,000. The reason is obvious Lagos topography and environment has made it easy to reach the aquifer. Please note that the cost given does not include the cost of constructing and installing the water storage tanks. For states like Osun Ogun and Oyo Borehole drilling cost can be gotten at N400,000 while Borehole drilling at Ekiti and Ondo can go for more than N400,000

Cost of Borehole Drilling in Southeast Nigeria including Anambra, Enugu, Imo Ebonyi and Abia.

States like Anambra, Imo and Abia has easy access to underground water and so, it’s easier and cheaper to drill boreholes in these states unlike Enugu and Ebonyi. Borehole drilling cost at Anambra, Imo and Abia on average is N450,000 while Ebonyi states can go as high as N760,000. Enugu as result of its environmental nature and topography has been a hard nut to Crack for borehole drillers. Most attempts to drilled borehole at Enugu capital was fruitless. Most people in the state resorts to use of wells.

Cost of Borehole Drilling in South-south Nigeria States of Rivers, Delta, Edo, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Cross Rivers.

Among all these states, only Edo State has high cost of borehole drilling which can go as high as N500,000. For Rivers State and Bayelsa, Cost of Borehole Drilling can be as low as N200,000. Cost of Borehole drilling in Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Delta is also cheap and can go for between N250,000 to N300,000 excluding overhead tanks.

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