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 #PW267 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(member) 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 Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Nov, 2013 Implementation Phase
  • Laltu Mirza of Project Well
    • confidential
    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Wed 13 Nov 2013, Almost 7 Years ago

    set washer and check valve today.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Wed 03 Jul 2013, Over 7 Years ago

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

  • Meera Hira-Smith of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Mon 08 Apr 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    Construction is completed. visit to the site was on 7th april 2013 by the board members of AWS

    Three board members of AWS and the director of Project Well have visited this site. They have expressed their satisfaction about the selection of the site and execution of work by the field team of AWS.

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  • Meera Hira-Smith of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: in_progress Sun 07 Apr 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    const complete. At sirajul member land. Water quality is good. 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. Temp today is 37 celsius. Farida khatun is in grade 7 says she walks for 1 hour to school.

  • Laltu Mirza of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: in_progress Wed 13 Mar 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    digging is done here today. 20 rings.depth of dugwell is 18.5 feet. bore is 12.5 feet inside the earth.

  • Anonymous
    • Visitor
    • confidential
    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Wed 13 Mar 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    diging is the done in mati kamra

  • Farida Bibi of Project Well
    • confidential
    • SMS
    Implementation Status: in_progress Thu 07 Mar 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    Completed boring at two sites of Matikumra

  • Meera Hira-Smith of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: in_progress Sat 23 Feb 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    pilot test

    This is a new area hence pilot test to locate the sand layer was done. The sand layer was detected at 10 feet.

  • Meera Hira-Smith of Project Well
    • confidential
    Implementation Status: in_progress Sat 23 Feb 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    pilot test

    This is a new area hence pilot test to locate the sand layer was done. The sand layer was detected at 10 feet.

  • Meera Hira-Smith of Project Well
    • confidential
    Implementation Status: in_progress Sat 23 Feb 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    pilot test

    This is a new area hence pilot test to locate the sand layer was done. The sand layer was detected at 10 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 #PW267 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(member) 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