Commercial Geothermal 2

Client: Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
Location: Belfast city, County Antrim

Application: Groundwater for use in an Open Loop Geothermal Heating system

Job Description:

Meehan Drilling was awarded the contract to drill 2 No. 300mm Boreholes  to 100m for groundwater extraction, 1 No. 200mm to 100m and 200mm to  150m for groundwater re-injection. These water wells were used to  extract water from deep underground which in turn was used to heat part  of the hospital.

Equipment Used:

Rig 4 2007 Drilltech D25K

Drilling Methods: Mud Rotary, DTH Hammer and Foam flush
Ground Conditions: Bunter red sandstone