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A request for storage tanks was sent in 2014 by the Ba rural health office. A field assessment highlighted the need for water quality solutions as heavy rainfall was bringing muddy contaminated water.
A spring gravity water system safely transports water from a protected catchment area through underground pipes to the community’s storage tanks. In addition, a biosand filtration system improves the water quality.
In the past, families would pump water from wells using small surface pumps whilst others fetched water with buckets. Some men like Deo carted water long distances using bullocks.