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Fall Implementation Trip

Fall Implementation Trip

Last fall, members of the EWB DC chapter completed a critical implementation trip to Santa Clara, El Salvador. In order to move the project forward, Greg Hermandorfer, Maria de la Paz Aviles and Mike Stover spent five days reviewing recent progress, meeting with the US and El Salvador Rotary Clubs and assessing the site for future water distribution. This was…
 
Project Progress

Project Progress

After half a year of hard work by the community of Santa Clara, Phase 1 of the water project is finally complete! The pump has been installed in the well… the water tank is complete… and piping has been laid from the tank to the central school. Now Phase II has begun, where trenches must be dug and piping must…
 

Santa Clara Visit – May 2010

On May 12, four EWB-DC engineers, Omo, Corrie, Mike, and Angeline, traveled to the Santa Clara project site in El Salvador. The 5-day trip was an important step in project implementation, in which they assessed the progress of construction of the water system, identified challenges EWB-DC had not been aware of previously, discussed challenging design aspects with the local engineer,…
 
Engineers visit Santa Clara May 2010

Engineers visit Santa Clara May 2010

On May 12, four EWB-DC engineers, Omo, Corrie, Mike, and Angeline, traveled to the Santa Clara project site in El Salvador. The 5-day trip was an important step in project implementation, in which they assessed the progress of construction of the water system, identified challenges EWB-DC had not been aware of previously, discussed challenging design aspects with the local engineer,…
 

Project Overview

This post provides a quick overview of our project. Please check out the links to the right for additional info, including our Power Point presentation and the site to donate to the project. Thanks! Overview The community of Cantón Santa Clara, El Salvador suffers from water-related illnesses associated with limited access to potable water and poor hygiene practices. Santa Clara…