For this month's CONNECTION:
You’ve likely come across powerful images of children drinking from unsafe water sources, and witnessed the life-changing impact of a new water system, such as a hand pump, in a community. But what exactly does this hand pump mean for these children and their community? Are wells the ultimate solution, and can they be sustained over time? Do they simply get copied from one community to another? Let’s embark on a deeper exploration of how water wells function and their critical role in providing clean water solutions.
While we at Living Water International employ various methods to provide sustainable and safe water, wells remain a popular choice for several reasons. These systems are more easily maintained by the community, they are cost-effective, and there is an abundant supply of clean water found in underground aquifers, naturally purified by sand and porous rocks. Together, let’s delve into the fascinating world of water wells and their vital impact on communities.
Discover the inner workings of a safe water well by hovering over the numbered points below. Explore the nine essential components that come together to provide clean and sustainable water solutions.
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