Children
 Ecuador
Project #3747

Ecuador Clean Water Supply

by Engineers Without Borders - Pittsburgh

Summary

1000+ individuals who live and travel to this Andean Mountain village will have access to clean drinking water by utilizing sustainable technologies to overcome engineering challenges.
$8,585
total raised
119
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

Provide safe clean potable water to children. Due to contaminted water children face severe health problems. Funds donated will go to help purchase pump, pipe line & solar panels windmills.

Solution

Send a team of professional & student engineers to help supervise the installation of the pumping system. A term recently visited september 1 -12, 2010 to implement and asess the site for possibly installing renewable energy technology.

Long-Term Impact

Installation of the disinfection & pumping solution will have to take place in phases, with multiple trips. The scope will be expanded to other villages so clean water can be distributed all over the region.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.ewb-pitt.org
Engineers Without Borders - USA

Organization Information

Engineers Without Borders - Pittsburgh

Location: Boulder, CO - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.ewb-usa.org
Project Leader:
Bharati Vajjhala
Staff
Pittsburgh, pennsylvania United States

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