Puntacana Ecological Foundation

To protect and restore the natural resources of the Punta Cana region and contribute to the sustainable development of the Dominican Republic

existing conditions

existing conditions
poor solid waste management and sewage treatment threaten community health in Domingo Maiz (view small | med | large | orig)

Treatment zone in Domingo Maiz

Treatment zone in Domingo Maiz
The purple shaded area shows where the 150 family units will be affected by the water systems. The blue shaded area is the 700m2 parcel of land that will be dedicated to the constructed wetlands. (view small | med | large | orig)

sewage

sewage
Sewage is most often piped into nearby open holes (or "cuevas") in the ground - the landscape of Veron is predominantly characterized by a limestone substrate (a very porous/ cavernous rock type). (view small | med | large | orig)

One of the main streets in Domingo Maiz

One of the main streets in Domingo Maiz
The communities of Veron continue to grow ad hoc without any planning or municipal investment in basic infrastructures (i.e. running water, plumbing, trash collection) (view small | med | large | orig)

Fuentes de Vida Community Water Project

Fuentes de Vida Community Water Project
(view small | med | large | orig)

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