WATER INITIATIVE

The C2C Water Initiative involves latrine construction in one community and a four phase gravity fed, Water Distribution System in our Mountainside Partner Community that will provide them with access to clean, potable water. The terrain consists of numerous ridges, peaks and valleys, which makes gathering water, mainly by women and children, at the local springs a challenging and time-consuming task.

PHASE 1: COMPLETED 

Locate a water source and build a captage (water catchment structure) to surround and secure the spring.

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PHASE 2: COMPLETED

Excavate an area on the mountaintop to support a large water tank-reservoir.

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PHASE 3:

Construct a pump house; complete with solar panels and batteries that will pump water to a nearby mountaintop.

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Residents will be expected to pay a small fee for their water, the revenue of which will then go to the community water board for system maintenance and long-term development goals.

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“Water inspires me; it’s a resource that makes life easier, one we can’t live without, and now it has definitely come full circle for me to be working with C2C on a water initiative.”

Tanisha Perry
C2C Neighbor

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