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New Well for Sugar Hill Community
Old Water Source
Overview of Sugar Hill Community
Celebration of New Well
Local Child
The People of Sugar Hill Community, Liberia, thank
OPS Employees United Way & Direct Donors (Ontario)
Pakwing & Sandy Mak (Richmond Hill, ON)
Deb McIlwrath (Thunder Bay, ON)

For helping them get safe drinking water
Latitude: 6.194652 Longitude: -10.501597
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Testimonial

Dear Lifewater & Sponsors,

We the members of the Sugar Hill Community present our sincere appreciation with the training we received through the workshop. We sincerely appreciate the new community hand pump installed in our community.

We say thanks,

Sam Myers, Zone Leader

Project Summary

Sugar Hill Community has a population of 840 people, and is located near the Government Hospital.

Open hand dug wells and swampy water have been the only source of water for this community. It is primarily the responsibility of the women and children to collect the water, and during some of their travels criminals have attacked them and taken their belongings. Despite these unfortunate incidences, the women and children still had to go to get the water, regardless of fear and possible attacks.

This new well will enable the children to attend school and keep them safe, and the women will have more time to look after and provide for their families. On September 24, 2018 a Health & Hygiene workshop was conducted for this community.

This well was drilled as part of a cooperative NGO initiative to provide safe drinking water to all Liberian's. Thanks to ''The Last Well Inc.'' for their coordination and support!

Well Details

Project Completed: 2019-01-08 Well Depth: 80 ft.
Depth of Water: 15.00 ft. Casing Diameter: 4.00 in.
Screen Length: 20.00 ft. Developed By: Electric Pump
Development Time: 4.00 hrs. Well Yield: 8.00 gpm
Disinfection: 24.00 hrs. Handpump: Afridev
Water Colour: Clear Water Odour: None
Turbidity: Clear Taste: Good
Nitrate: 0.000 mg/L Bacti Test: Negative
Iron: 0.000 mg/L pH: 7.000




Every $1 you give provides a child with safe water for a year!


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