ID 3
Metadata Tag Strategic Boreholes Survey – BHS
Year of Survey 2013/14
Field Data Collection Agency/ Institutions FAO/SWALIM; Somaliland Ministry of Water and Mineral Resources (SL MoWMR); Puntland State Authority for Water, Energy and Natural Resources (PSAWEN)
Brief Description A survey of strategic boreholes carried out in Somaliland and Puntland in 2013/2014. The purpose of the survey was to update existing data, and map newly established boreholes. Standard SWIMS data collection forms were used for the survey. For each of the borehole data was collected on location, function and use, physical parameters, water quality, demand and supply. At least one photo was also taken for each water source visited. A total of 436 boreholes were surveyed, and data used to update the water sources database.