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Geothermal potential of underground aquifers in Geneva State

The Industrial Services of Geneva (SIG) mandated Dropstone to carry out a feasibility study of the Rhône River aquifer in the municipalities of Lancy, Onex and St-Jean. In order to evaluate the geothermal potential of the aquifer, our team of hydrogeologists investigated data from previously drilled boreholes, produced a 2D model of the water table […]

Provision of hydrogeological expertise for a rural water programme in Kasserine governorate, Tunisia

Programme Eau Kasserine financed by Swiss Development Cooperation Training of regional authorities’ engineers at pumping tests and their interpretation Implementation of a remote monitoring system of the underground water resources Information management and development of a hydrogeological database Institutional support for the reorganization of the regional partner; allocation of new roles and responsibilities  

Development of tailor-made project management databases

DROPSTONE has developed skills in designing and constructing databases for the management of information related to water supply and sanitation projects, borehole drilling campaigns, hydrogeology, geochemestry, but also the management of specialized libraries or engineering projects. We are working together with a team of IT specialists, data analysts and computer scientists and are dedicating an […]

Water supply systems rehabilitation in Ecuador

Dropstone has provided technical and managerial support to the Ecuadorian Red Cross, which is implementing a water supply project financed by the Swiss Red Cross and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. Our Senior Hydrogeologist travelled several times to the Western Coast of the country, in the area severely affected by […]

Drilling in Geneva and monitoring of underground water

The Geological Service of the State of Geneva requested DROPSTONE to drill a borehole in Carouge (Geneva) in order to replace a former one that was damaged with the years. The purpose of the work is to allow a continuous monitoring of the underground water quality. The former borehole, used since 1976, was a historical […]

Hydrogeological Review of the Mauritano-Senegalese Aquifer

The Geneva Water Hub has requested early 2019 the expert advice of DROPSTONE to carry out an extensive review of the scientific knowledge related to the Mauritano-Senegalese aquifer, in order to prepare a round table with representing members of the four States sharing the same underground waters (Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea-Bissau). The hydrogeology of […]