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Santa Clara Team Update: What’s Next for our Completed System?

Santa Clara Team Update: What’s Next for our Completed System?

This is an exciting time for the Santa Clara project! The team has been busy planning for a Fall 2017 trip to the Santa Clara community to complete monitoring and evaluation on the fully implemented water system (completed in 2012), which is fully operational thanks to a successful partnership with the community. The Santa Clara water committee is operating the…
 
El Salvador Post-2016 Trip Update

El Salvador Post-2016 Trip Update

Last September, EWB-DC returned to Santa Clara, El Salvador. EWB-DC was represented by Gabe, Eric, Iliana, and Jess, all of whom traveled to Santa Clara for the first time. The six day visit was the first trip to the community since early 2015. While the main objectives of the trip were to conduct monitoring and evaluation of the water system,…
 
Collaboration and Cooperation

Collaboration and Cooperation

Earlier this year, the Santa Clara project made an assessment trip to our partner¬†community in El Salvador to provide educational outreach, check in with the water committee, and assess the viability of various stove types. During the trip, the traveling team met with local school children, conducted a workshop on the differences between stove types, and reviewed the scientific…
 
El Salvador – Peace Corp Collaboration

El Salvador – Peace Corp Collaboration

Recently, the El Salvador project was contacted by a peace corp volunteer working in the same region about providing technical assistance to implement a water treatment system. The initial water quality tests indicated high levels of manganese, iron, nickle, and turbidity due to the presence of mining industry in the area. Gabriel Illingworth and Chris Carusiello from the El Salvador…