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economically, environmentally, and culturally
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Safe and Sustainable Water Conference

Water Book

Appropriate Technology Study Group
What are the socio-political constraints to clean
               water access?
Background Research


                        Survey of the Valley



Methods
                       Water Manager Intervi...
Kolwan Valley




   Reasons for choosing these villages:

   Available information for these villages will allow for a mo...
Size       Primary Water
 Village    Population                                                 Wadis                     ...
WHO           Kule        Nanegaon    Nandgaon
                 Standards    3 samples      1 sample    2 samples




 Pre...
Picture of fecal coliform culture in hand
Preliminary Analysis
     Preliminary Analysis
Who?
                                    From where?
Water Collection and Availability     How long?
                     ...
Health, Disease, & Awareness


Water purity
Prevalence of disease
Education/ water literacy
Government, Management, and Information
Dissemination, including current
infrastructure, impressions of responsibility,
an...
Dhanyawad, thank you.

     Mahindra United World College of India
    Nandita, Dr. Wilkinson, Sindhu, Anant, Usha, Anat, ...
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WDA Appropriate Technology Study Group - Preliminary Results Presentation

  1. 1. Whitman Direct Action Creative Ideas. Sustainable Alternatives. whitmandirectaction.org/cleanwater info@whitmandirectaction.org
  2. 2. dedicated to helping marginalized people through economically, environmentally, and culturally sustainable community development
  3. 3. Safe and Sustainable Water Conference Water Book Appropriate Technology Study Group
  4. 4. What are the socio-political constraints to clean water access?
  5. 5. Background Research Survey of the Valley Methods Water Manager Interviews Focus Groups Water Quality Assessment
  6. 6. Kolwan Valley Reasons for choosing these villages: Available information for these villages will allow for a more in depth analysis of the water situation in the valley. Nandgaon, Nanegaon, and Kule
  7. 7. Size Primary Water Village Population Wadis Taps/Handpumps/Wells (Hectares) Source Nanegaon 700 People, 350 Wells; 5 (including those living in Open well with dip buckets (no taps) 130 Water is never the main Gaon) Households collected from - Lakhodi (7 Houses) - Bore well with hand pump the river - Satputi (15 Houses) - Bore well with hand pump - Shandri (10 Houses) - Harijan Vasti (10 Scheduled Caste Houses) Nandgaon 1,000 People, 450 Well near river; 5 (including those living in 8 double taps in Gaon/13 private 150 20,000 liter tank the main Gaon) connections Households in town - Khanade (8 Houses) - One double tap - Ganga (15 Houses) - One double tap - Bernekar (8 Houses) - Open well - Baudha (30 Scheduled - One double tap Caste Houses) Kule 1,800 People, 1500 Bore well near 7 (including those living in Open well 350 river; Pump to the main Gaon) Households open well - Jangam (4 Houses) - Private handpump - Marathi (30 Houses) - Open well - Sathe (25 Houses) - Open well - Yadav (30 Houses) - Pump water to tanks - Varange (25 Houses) - Pump water to tanks - Harijan (20 Scheduled - Use the same source as main Gaon Caste Houses)
  8. 8. WHO Kule Nanegaon Nandgaon Standards 3 samples 1 sample 2 samples Presence of Yes, Yes, None No fecal coliform all 3 all 2 High = 40 mg/ High = 20 mg/ 12 mg/L L, L, Nitrate 30 mg/L or less Low = 20 mg/ Low = 15 mg/ L L
  9. 9. Picture of fecal coliform culture in hand
  10. 10. Preliminary Analysis Preliminary Analysis
  11. 11. Who? From where? Water Collection and Availability How long? Shortages?
  12. 12. Health, Disease, & Awareness Water purity Prevalence of disease Education/ water literacy
  13. 13. Government, Management, and Information Dissemination, including current infrastructure, impressions of responsibility, and villager ownership
  14. 14. Dhanyawad, thank you. Mahindra United World College of India Nandita, Dr. Wilkinson, Sindhu, Anant, Usha, Anat, The Comm-d Team Sadhana Village Mr. Deshpande, Medhathai, Hasmukh Gomukh Environmental Trust Ashwin, Jalindar Whitman College Raechelle and the kind people of the Kolwan Valley whitmandirectaction.org/cleanwater/thanks
  15. 15. Discussion?

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