Returning to Valle Escondido – the land of all those slippery hills! We drilled one hole and found water, but it wasn’t enough, so we persisted … More Back to those slippery HILLS!
A special team worked together on the well in Buena Esperanza! … More No Sharks in Shark Hole
We went to Isla Tigre, where most of Simon’s family lives. Tigers? No, but we did spot a little orange kitten … More Tiger Island
A “drilling day” turned into a “scout day” in one of the most beautiful communities in the province. … More Hidden Valley (aka LOTS OF HILLS!)
We finished the Rain Water Catchment (Plan “B”) project in Butenga! It took about a week and a half to get the material to the site, but only three days to complete the work. Planning and scheduling can be quite difficult in the field. The town, Luweero, that we go to for most of the … More Rain, rain, please STAY!
4 (or 5) countries in 2 months. Lots of projects ahead of me! … More My Next 4 (0r 5) Countries
Each Hydromissions project is unique because we work in many countries, most of which have different climates, languages and cultures within themselves. … More Panama Projects
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!
It has been nearly a week since I left Panama. It was a long and difficult project, but the outcome was good. A well was drilled on Isla Tigre, a toilet installed for Simon, a pump repaired for Viviana’s community well and the 2,400′ pipeline bringing water to the school and mangrove houses was … More Panama Mud
Simon (pictured in red shirt), Raul & Chuck drilled a new well on Isla Tigre! Simon, who I trained 6-months ago, has drilled 3 other wells previously on Isla Tigre. This new well will serve a cluster of 3 homes (about 15 people), however each home can have additional relatives staying for long periods at … More Isla Tigre has a new well!