Solar powered borewells in Telengana
The forest department has decided to sink around 20 solar powered borewells in reserve forests in Telangana. These borewells are ideal for depths up to 400 feet with their technology been procured from Denmark. It uses direct current from solar panels. These new borewells work automatically from sunrise to sunset, filling the overhead tank and distributing water continuously through the pipeline to small ponds which can hold up to 30,000 litre, in a radius of 2-3 km thus quenching thirst of animals without human intervention.
Contact: Government of Telangana.