CW Drill

Investigation – Mohikinui River

Mohikinui River, West Coast


Drilling Project Brief
Carry out investigative drilling to determine strata below the actual river bed.


Drilling Project Challenges
Very short runoff – rapidly rising river,  up to 6 metres.
Constant close monitoring of weather patterns.
Ability to mobilise on and off the hole extremely quickly.
Strict environmental constraints.
Implement Health and Safety procedures for operating a small platform on a deep river.


Very successful project. Despite constraints and very challenging conditions it was satisfactorily completed on time and within the set budget.