Although Stateside at the moment, I still have stories to share from my recent work in Panama. Read about the new pump design and check out the manual (link in the post) to build your own! … More A New PVC Pump!
This is a current photo of Carlos & Victor using the well we drilled and installed back in March on Isla Bastimentos, Panama. This borehole well taps into a spring that flows year-round. It is so cool to see about half* the members of the community really using and benefitting from this source of safe … More My Favorite Photo!
I have been quite the slacker in terms of keeping you all updated on what I have been doing lately regarding water-related projects. Sorry! I travelled to Grand Rapids, MI for an international development conference a few weeks ago. I took a course for certification in disaster response building inspection for earthquake and flood damaged … More What can YOU do with a bicycle tire?
Message from Cait: Current project is at an orphanage. There is a 50′ borehole with a hand pump but it only produces 120 liters of water per day – not nearly enough for 100 kids! It is so sad to watch those kids work so hard at pumping just to get a trickle of water. … More Drilling for the kids…