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Safe drinking water for the community of Awka, Anambra State.

20th February 2012

At the beginning of February work began on a project to provide safe drinking water to the community of Awka  village, Anambra State, Nigeria, under the thankful sponsorship of Guinness Nigeria Ltd.

 

                            The source water                                        The gantry to house the pump

The source water is a river which runs approximately one kilometre from the village, this river was used for bathing and laundry as well as drinking water. The water would be pumped by a solar powered pump form the river to the water tower sited near the village market a kilometre away.

 

                    Pump Control House under construction.                Water Tower site.

The water tower would hold a large header tank with the MECKOW Aquapur unit installed below it. The raw water will flow by gravity from the header tank through the MECKOW Aquapur water purification unit and down to a safe drinking water distribution point.

 

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