We would like to send out a hearty congratulations and thank you to Lifetime Wells International (LWI) for allowing SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. the opportunity to partner with them while reaching 2,500 water wells drilled throughout the area they serve. In Mid-February of this year, using the versatile SIMCO 2800 water well drill rig, their team drilled their milestone 2,500th water well.
120 feet at a time, day-in and day-out, for over 10 years, the drilling professionals with Lifetime Wells International (LWI) have been providing life-changing opportunities through the access of clean drinking water for communities throughout Ghana and Tanzania. In an area where citizens are forced walk miles to scavenge shallow ponds or dirty reservoirs for potable water, their water well drilling efforts have provided not only access to a staggering 2,500 clean water wells through their mission, but have also opened access to never-before-experienced opportunities – building future mission outreach, providing advanced education opportunities, and fostering community growth. For the community of Namuni, a small village of about 700 people where the landmark 2,500th water well was drilled, that means a whole new world has opened up to them.
According to their drill rig team, with little down time and maintenance needed, they have the capability to drill a water well bore hole from start-to-finish, ready to have the well installed, all within a single day. The SIMCO 2800 the team uses has produced over 130 bore holes and 105 water wells completed in just the past year. In a country where travel is difficult when it’s dry and nearly impossible during the rainy season, the compact and maneuverable 2800 drill from SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. has gotten through the toughest terrain to reach and provide safe water to these remote populations.
The 2800 water well drill rig, paired with a large air compressor, is efficient and powerful, drilling through sandstone in roughly two minutes and only needing eight minutes to drill through hard rock sites. With very little maintenance and down time, the reliable SIMCO 2800 drill rig allows a four-man team to efficiently drill and produce five water wells in a single week.
“Drilling production at this level is perfect for the SIMCO 2800 water well drill rig,” said Rich Clarke, Director of Sales and Marketing for SIMCO Drilling Equipment. “We’re thrilled to have been a part of their success and look forward to working with them on the next 2,500 and more.”
So, congratulations to Lifetime Wells International on accomplishing this outstanding feat! SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. is proud to be a part of your endeavors as you continue to offer the people of Ghana and Tanzania a brighter future through access to clean water.