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Cerro Verde, Ecuador Rural Village Water Supply

Study/Design Phase

Cerro Verde, Ecuador

Project Overview
Project Name: Cerro Verde, Ecuador Rural Village Water Supply
Location: Cerro Verde, Ecuador
Project Status: Study/Design Phase
Description of Location: Cerro Verde, Ecuador

Project Team

Disciplines That Worked on Project

Civil Engineer: Water (Drinking water treatment)
Organizations That Made the Project Happen (e.g., engineering companies, government agencies, etc.)

Project Details
About this project
Engineers in Action is looking for partners so this project can go forward. Cerro Verde is a small community in Ecuador in need of clean water to drink and water their crops. Without access to a good nearby water supply the community of struggles with many health and sanitation issues. This project will help provide a safe and sustainable supply of water to the community. The community is very eager to work with Engineers in Action to install a water distribution system that will allow the entire community to water their crops, have healthy drinking water and much more. According to the Engineers in Action project manager, the dedication of the community to seeing this project to fruition is because to them, water is life.
Who benefits from this project, and how?
This project will benefit about 450 people by providing them clean water to drink, thereby reducing potential illness. It also provides water to irrigate their crops for their subsistence farming.

Funding & Costs
Funding notes: Engineers In Action is looking for partners.

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