1920R.H. Lindsey-RentonDiary (1979) 30Every farm and nearly every house in the dorps have had a bore hole made with a pump driven by a windmill erected on it so that as long as the wind blows they can get a fairly good supply of water.
1946H.C. BosmanMafeking Rd (1969) 121In time of drought..you have been standing at the borehole all day, pumping water for the cattle, so that by the evening water has got a bitter taste for you.
1978A.P. BrinkRumours of Rain 195The borehole is getting weaker too. There’s a man coming today to look for water. Perhaps we can sink a new hole.
1982Rhodeo (Rhodes Univ.) 6 Apr. 8The water is supplied by a poor borehole service — as opposed to the permanent river that presently feeds Mgwali.
1989J. HobbsThoughts in Makeshift Mortuary 302Every few hundred metres, clustered like ticks round borehole windmills, were settlements of mud-brick houses and corrugated iron lean-tos.
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