Nicaragua III

Water Supply and Distribution


Community

La Prusia, Granada

Project Leaders

Preston Quine      pdg1@rice.edu

Tiger Yang             ty18@rice.edu

Weekly Meetings

Sundays at 2:00 PM

OEDK Classroom


 

Goal

Create a water source and distribution project to improve 250 families with accessible and affordable water. Educate the community on hygiene and safe water practices.

Timeline

April 2018: Drill a 400 ft. water well to provide water for the community.
May 2018: Implement well control system and water chlorination device.
Aug. 2018: Continue streamlining pipeline distribution system design
May 2019: Implement distribution system changes. Install new booster pumps. Add additional pressure relief valves, tanks, or pumps as designed.
Dec. 2019: Monitoring trip + assessment trip for new project