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 #PW269. 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 Aktarul Mondol was found to be 0.02 to 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 11 January 2013 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
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 7 Months after start 11 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    we are doing healthmetting

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 7 Months after start 29 Jun, 2013

    Operating Status:

    visited and gave theoline good water 200g theoline

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 6 Months after start 5 Jun, 2013

    Operating Status:

    we well fix marbele plate

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

    Operating Status:

    const complete except sponsor plate. Water quality is excellent. Here sand layer is thick, 17 ft. The visiting geologists r very satisfied

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 3 Months after start 12 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    digging is the done in matikomra

    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
    17 feet. the quality of sand is coarse.

  • 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 #PW269. 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 Aktarul Mondol was found to be 0.02 to 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 11 January 2013 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