Kilimanjaro from Mt Meru

Water ressources in Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions (Tanzania)

Egis has outsourced to Bertone & Associates the direction of the study of new sources of raw water for the city of Arusha (Consultancy Services for Additional Water Sources Investigation) which was conducted as part of the vast Arusha Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation Delivery project funded by the African Development Bank. This study mobilized…

Seawater borehole (beachwells) well-field for a desalination plant in Oman

Diagnostic of a seawater well-field, Sur desalination plant, Sultanate of Oman

SEURECA´s Client operates a desalination plant in Sur (Oman), that uses a 28-beachwells well-field to supply the raw seawater. The plant has been in operation since 2009. The well-field production rate is presently about 8,000 m3/h, 24/7. SEURECA has appointed Bertone & Associates to provide an assessment of the current well-field condition and performance in…

Dikhil RN1

Water resource study and water well drilling program for the SHARE-eau project in Djibouti

Improving access to clean water in peri-urban areas in Djibouti and three regional capitals and the study for a rural intervention (SHARE-eau) is a project funded by the EU initiative UE-SHARE to promote access to water for the most vulnerable groups in the country. François Bertone acted as expert hydrogeology in the preparatory phase of…

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Hydrogeochemical estimate of the contamination of Rio Sonora and associated aquifers (Mexico)

On August 6th, 2014 at Cananea, Sonora, 40,000 m3 of mining waste was spilled into the river Bacanuchi, continuing into the river Sonora. It was basically sulfuric acid leach solution, containing huge amounts of copper and other heavy metals. There is a probability that this waste has been transported up to 300 km downstream to…