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
    • SMS
    Laltu Mirza ( Project Well ) 12 Months after start 13 Nov, 2013

    Operating Status:

    set washer and check valve today.

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) 7 Months after start 3 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

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

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 4 Months after start 8 Apr, 2013

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

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

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

    Operating Status:

    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.

    • Third Party
    • SMS
    Anonymous 3 Months after start 13 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    diging is the done in mati kamra

    • SMS
    Laltu Mirza ( Project Well ) 3 Months after start 13 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

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

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

    Operating Status:

    Completed boring at two sites of Matikumra

    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 10 feet.

    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 10 feet.

    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 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