Provision of Safe drinking Water through Rain Water Harvesting to a Primary School in North Central Province of Sri Lanka

Project Provision of Safe drinking Water through Rain Water Harvesting to a Primary School in North Central Province of Sri Lanka
Project Areas Primary School of Thimbiriwewa Vidayalaya, Kebithigollewa situated in the Divisional Secretariat Division in Anuradhapura District in the North Central province
Duration June 2012
Funded by Peak View Global Trust
Project Cost $ 1,530
Objectives
  • Project propose to construct a 8000 liter Ferro cement above ground tank which collect rain water falling on the roof larger building ( 110 m2) in the school premises.
  • The hall building with roof area of 110 m2 is capable of yielding 115 liter per day from a 8000 liter tank during the driest period.
  • The water stored in the tank can then be further treated by clay filters and distributed to the school children and staff daily.
Outputs of the Project
Proposed Activity Expected Outputs
1 Awareness program to community Conduct awareness to community and school children to introduce benefits and technologies on rain water harvesting for domestic use
2Construct a demonstration 8000 liter rain water harvesting systems Construct a demonstration 8000 liter rain water harvesting systems in the school in participation with school children parents and staff.
3 Training on Operation and Maintenance Train the school children and teacher on Operation and maintenance of the system
Activities conducted 1. Awareness program to community:
Awareness program was held to children and teachers of Thibiriwawe Primary school on benefits of rain water harvesting.




2. Construct a Demonstration 8000 liter rain water harvesting systems:
8,000 liter Ferro cement rain water harvesting system was constructed at the Thibiriwawe primary school with the support of the school teachers and parents. The valence Board need to hang the gutters and unskilled labour during construction as provided by the teachers and parents.




3. Training on Operation and Maintenance:
200 rain water harvesting system have been constructed at households in the villages of Andiyapuliyankulam GN Division, Sriramapura and Annanagar at Kaththaesinnakulam GN Division and also in the villages of Thallikulam GN Division.


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