Groundwater

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BUILD PUBLIC COMMUNITY UNDERGROUND TANKS

Many communities cannot manage to build these tanks for themselves at home in order to access clean rain water, but if communities invest in building public tanks, this will make clean water access easy most especially in Africa where people still embrace the model of sharing services.

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Cheap Recycling Used Water to Reproduce Clean Water

Cheap Recycling Used Water to Reproduce Clean Water Problem statement: According to a 2007 World Health Organization report, 1.1 billion people lack access to an improved drinking water supply, 88 percent of the 4 billion annual cases of diarrheal disease are attributed to unsafe water and inadequate sanitation and hygiene, and 1.8 million people die from diarrheal diseases each year. The WHO estimates that 94 percent ...more »

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The Creation of a DIY Manual For the Extraction of Water

Throughout most of the Western world, the generalization that underdeveloped countries lack access to water is unanimously understood. In response, multiple governmental and nongovernmental organizations have taken on the feat of permanently eliminating this issue. The issue being that water is currently obtained in most villages by an individual tossing a container into a deep hole, and pulling out the collected water. ...more »

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Provision of groundwater in yobe state villages.

The world's water resources are under increasing pressure due to intensive tensions.This situation is exacerbated by climate change and environmental degradation. Poor disposal of people and household in yobe state are encourages vermin and insects to thrive and water and food become contaminated. Water disease cause the death of over 150 people in yobe state every year, and many children are majority die before the age ...more »

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RainForUs

contruction of rain-water collection centres in villages to keep water for use in dry season. This would work best in a case where every small village has a rain-water collection point where water is collected and treated. such water can then be collected for use by members of the community in times of drought. The community members will then be responsible as a community to take care and clean around and the water collection ...more »

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water crisis in africa

Water scarcity or lack of safe drinking water is one of the world's leading problems affecting more than 1.1 billion people globally, What claims the lives of nearly half a million Africans every year? What costs Africa’s economies more than $50 billion every year? What is causing half of Africa’s hospital beds to be full? The answer is simple; it is our lack of access to clean drinking water, basic sanitation and hygiene ...more »

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BOREHOLE DRILLING AS A LONG LASTING SOLUTION.

imagine a world where people living in remote or deprived areas in Africa no longer need to depend on the government to provide them with water. imagine a world where villagers don't have to risk their lives to fetch water from a river. Drilling boreholes for deprived communities is a very possible long lasting solution to water problems. Borehole drilling serves a purpose of making ground water available for usage ...more »

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Water harvesting

One of the sources of water is, Ground water. Ground water is healthy and this can be purified with less effort and low cost. The ground water will be exhausted quickly if there is no rejunevating mechanisms in place. There are two approaches: 1. Create an underground tank to collect the water during the rainy season and ensure that all the water across the dwelling house or complex from roof top or from ground routed ...more »

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Protective and filtration water catchment points

I grew up in a hilly village in the South West Region of Cameroon called M’mockmbie and my village used to have some junction water taps built by “SCAN WATER”. These junction public taps stopped flowing about 15 to 17 years ago and since then, it has been very difficult for the people of my community to have access to good drinking water since then and they rely now mostly on unpurified water that runs through the slopes ...more »

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Runoff Rainwater Harvesting in Rural Africa

According to a UN report, African countries suffering or facing water shortages as a result of climate change have a massive potential in rainwater harvesting, with nations like Ethiopia and Kenya capable of meeting the needs of six to seven times their current populations. In dry parts of Africa, a lot of water is lost as surface runoff. There are many ways to harvest and store rainwater. Harvesting this runoff and storing ...more »

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ESTABLISHMENT OF WELL DRILLING MACHINES TO MANYONI DISTRICT

introduction of well drilling machine will enable to increase of well especiall in rural areas where by most of people who living there are using unsafe water and are spending a whole time especially women and children whereby other soco-economic activities are declined due to unavailability of water to their villages. a real case study can bee seen to my villages in nkonko wards at manyoni district in singida. most ...more »

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SUSTAINABLE WATER DELIVERY

Over the years many governments and NGO's installed boreholes with manual pumps all across Africa but never maintained or trained anybody to fix these mechanical pumps. Through visiting areas in Northern Mozambique we found that up to 75% of these clean water sources weren't functioning anymore. in 2008 we launched an initiative that has provided clean safe drinking water for nearly 250 000 people. We have been able ...more »

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