Self-supporting community- based mitigation program that provides arsenic safe water using modified bore-dugwell along with public education on water related health effects.

Narrative

This site #PW266. is in the Matikumra village under the jurisdiction of the Chourashi panchayat of Deganga block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Sirajul Mondal was found to be 0.02 to 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 8 December 2012 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 2013.

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 24 Days after completion 24 Dec, 2013

    Operating Status:

    good water 10families 63people used for drinking and cooking

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Nov, 2013 Implementation Phase
    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) 7 Months after start 3 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    Health meeting has been finished . M-2,F-9, Ch-5. Matikumra/ Deganga .

    • SMS
    Laltu Mirza ( Project Well ) 6 Months after start 9 Jun, 2013

    Operating Status:

    construction has been completed.

    • SMS
    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 4 Months after start 7 Apr, 2013

    Operating Status:

    const complete. Water quality is excellent. Filter to the delivery pipe will be fitted after 15 days aftr pumping out water for few days.The geologists r visiting with the treasurer of aws and meera smith

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 3 Months after start 14 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    degging is the done in matikomra

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 3 Months after start 7 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    this is the second site where boring is done today. Digging will start on Monday 11th.

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 3 Months after start 23 Feb, 2013

    pilot test

    Status: In-progress

    Operating Status:

    This is a new area hence pilot test to locate the sand layer was done. The sand layer was detected at 8 feet.

  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Dec, 2012 Preparation Phase

Self-supporting community- based mitigation program that provides arsenic safe water using modified bore-dugwell along with public education on water related health effects.

Narrative

This site #PW266. is in the Matikumra village under the jurisdiction of the Chourashi panchayat of Deganga block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Sirajul Mondal was found to be 0.02 to 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 8 December 2012 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 2013.

Impact

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $40

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Implementer: Project Well & Aqua Welfare Society

Aqua Welfare Society (AWS) is the partner NGO of Project Well.

Funding

Funded:
$1,246

Plan/Proposal