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Borehole drilling completed at Stanley Park Sports Ground!

3rd November 2020 / News, News-HP

Borehole drilling completed at Stanley Park Sports Ground!

We are pleased to say that the drilling process of the borehole at Stanley Park Sports Ground is complete. The 95 metre water well won’t only reduce running water costs, but will also reduce the impact on the environment as water will come from a natural sustainable source.

Mayor of Chippenham, Councillor Teresa Hutton went to visit the borehole site at Stanley Park Sports Ground and said “It was wonderful to see the borehole fully installed and to know the great positive impact it will have on the environment.”

As Stanley Park Sports Ground continues to maintain and improve the grass football pitches, water costs have increased for irrigation purposes. The pitches are not only used for community purposes, but prove particularly important in providing Forest Green Rovers Football Club with high quality football pitches to meet their training needs, therefore the invest to scheme of installing the borehole was an appropriate measure to take.

The project, which cost £23,265.00 will take a payback period of approximately two and a half years and will provide a natural water source to irrigate the football pitches at no additional cost to the Council.

Although the drilling process of the borehole is complete there is still some work to be additional work to be completed before water can be drawn out of the borehole by the end of November.