Current Projects and News

Large ferrocement water tank
Apr 23

Large ferrocement water tank

BushProof has just completed the construction of a large ferrocement water tank (3 x 100 m3) in the north of Antananarivo. The reservoir will be filled with rainwater running off a roof. This rainwater collection system has been designed to cover the irrigation needs of a garden during the dry season (drip irrigation). Client: NGO Codegaz, France

RANOWASH project just started !
Feb 26

RANOWASH project just started !

BushProof is currently conducting field surveys under the RANOWASH project. This $ 30 million USAID-funded project is being implemented by a consortium formed by CARE, CRS, WaterAid, BushProof and Sandandrano. For the next five years we will work on the implementation of water supply systems in remote areas of Atsinanana, V7V and Aloatra-Mangoro regions. Within this program, we wish to contribute to improve the technical approaches traditionally followed by the WASH sector.

Mining for water in the South
Dec 4

Mining for water in the South

BushProof is working alongside with Primary Water Technologies (PWT) and Lanoé Forages on an innovative exploration and water prodution project fund by UNICEF in the South of Madagascar. An international team is mobilized (USA, Russia, Germany, Madagascar, Switzerland) with modern exploration means (radiometrics and passive seismic) allowing to “mine for water”. The objective is to locate and tap upwelling of primary water through deep fractured zone.

Client : UNICEF Madagascar

Drilling for Eau-Vive
Sep 26

Drilling for Eau-Vive

One of our machines is currently working on the installation of new wells in the watershed exploited by the most famous mineral water brands of Madagascar. Client : STAR, Eau-Vive.

Beautiful landscape and dusty roads
Jun 12

Beautiful landscape and dusty roads

One of our drilling rigs is mobilized for a campaign for several customers in the sedimentary west of Madagascar. Beautiful landscape and dusty roads…

Prospection in perched aquifers in southern Madagascar
Mar 21

Prospection in perched aquifers in southern Madagascar

BushProof is actually working on the construction of shallow waterpoints exploiting groundwater of perched aquifers in the south of Madagascar. The project aims to improve access to drinking water as well as to provide water for irrigation in the region. We are trying to understand the extent of all shallow perched aquifers in the region and look at the feasibility of abstracting water from manually drilled water wells. Client : CARE, financed by ECHO

New rig up and running
Mar 21

New rig up and running

We have just started drilling with a new PATdrill 301-T. We now own three rigs, allowing us to drill in rotary and DTH up to 120 m deep with a maximum of 10″.

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