Groundwater

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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Maintenance Management Systems for Small Water Infrastructure

Maintenance of Water Infrastructure include all technical activities (planned and reactive) aimed at keeping the system working at the agreed service level during operation of a water facility. The aim is to ensure water and sanitation facilities operate efficiently and sustainably. Regrettably, maintenance has been hugely neglected for most of the water and sanitation projects in Africa, especially those not operated ...more »

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Repairing of broken water pipes

Nyamira County has plenty of water resources which mainly mismanaged and misused. There is the Eaka river for instance which has abundant of water for distribution within Nyamira County and it is enough water for all. Plenty of the areas nearby miss clean water. My idea is to get funds for the repair of all broken pipes so that water still can be running as it used to around 20 years ago. Now folks are being subjected ...more »

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