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

5th March 2012

By the beginning of March, work on the project to provide safe drinking water to the community of Awka  village, Anambra State, Nigeria, was making good progress and starting to get the community excited.

 

               Gantry in place                                                        Tower and collection point

The gantry to hold the pump which would pump the water to the header tank was in place and piped up. The construction of this gantry was to take into account the varying level of the river during the year as well as protect the pump for fouling Fisherman’s nets.

 

        Community collecting drinking water                     Tower with MECKOW Aquapur

Even while the project was still under construction the community were keen to collect safe drinking water from the MECKOW Aquapur. 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.

Tower from Village Market

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