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Unformatted text preview: majority of the residents. Pumped water system Community well Community well Community well Hand dug bucket well (private) Main Street, Phaeton Main Street, Phaeton Abandoned Sisal factory Boat building Salinity ﬁeld data
Paulette Pumped system Community wells 450 ppm 3,000 ppm Phaeton 650 ppm 1,200 ppm 3,500 ppm Private bucket wells 2,300 ppm Some economics
• “Sweet” water is I gourde per bucket • E a c h fa m i l y u s e s a b o u t 5 b u c k e ts p e r day • W h i c h i s a b o u t 1 0 % o f th e i r i n c o m e Some economics
• 350 families x 5 buckets per family x 1 gourde per bucket = ~$45/day • Diesel price:
– Current price: $2.25/gallon – “Normal” price: $3.00/gallon Cap Haitien
A v a i l a b l e m a te r i a l s Metellec Hardware Hinges and handles Paint and glue Tools PVC connectors Wire and plastic sheeting Windows Pumps Batteries Pipe, extrusions and ﬂat bar More PVC (when it’s there) Electronics shop Bike parts and supplies Hole in the wall welding shop The forge Questions???...
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- Spring '09