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

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Narrative

New site in North 24 Parganas in the Baduria Block. This bore-dugwell #PW237 is in the S.Hyderpur village of Bagjola Panchayet and the land is donated by Rashid Ali.

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    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 9 Months after completion 16 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    we are doing health metting

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) 27 Days after completion 27 Nov, 2012

    Operating Status:

    arsenic level <10 ppb

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    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 26 Days after completion 26 Nov, 2012

    PW237:Visited by Meera Smith and Laltu Midhya to collect water sample to test for arsenic and for inspection.

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    This well is working well. People are satisfied with the quality of water that is better than their private tubewell for it does not have iron nor any arsenic. Some users have stomach complaints of gas/wind that they say is much improved after the use of the new treated bore-dugwell water.

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 1 Day after completion 1 Nov, 2012

    Operating Status:

    there is 500ml theoline 17 ft water 8 families 43 people good water used for drinking and cooking

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 31 Oct, 2012 Implementation Phase
    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 7 Months after start 21 May, 2012

    pilot test

    Status: In-progress

    Operating Status:

    Pilot test was done to check the depth of sand layer. The sand layer was located at the depth of 7 feet. Village meeting is being held on 22nd May.

  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Nov, 2011 Preparation Phase

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

Narrative

New site in North 24 Parganas in the Baduria Block. This bore-dugwell #PW237 is in the S.Hyderpur village of Bagjola Panchayet and the land is donated by Rashid Ali.

Impact

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 43

Registers will be created as soon as the community starts using the water from this bore-dugwell.

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:
$1,073

Plan/Proposal