Haiti - Reconstruction : Drinking water comes in several localities...
More than 6,400 people will soon have access to drinking water and sanitation at the public market Pont Sondé, a Haiti locality of 10,000 inhabitants located at the commune of Saint-Marc (communal section of Bocozelle) in the Artibonite Department.
The National Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation (DINEPA), as part of its actions upstream to reduce the risk of waterborne diseases, has equipped the Pont Sondé market where twice a week where traders from different cities of upper and Lower Artibonite sell their products, of infrastructure to meet the vital needs of the population on drinking water and sanitation.
This major project includes the construction of two toilet blocks and three water kiosks at the market including access for the disabled. Other similar toilet blocks were built in places like Platana, Anse Rouge, Source Chaude as part of the same program funded by the Spanish International Cooperation and Development Agency (AECID) and administered by the IDB.
9.149 people will benefit of rehabilitation projects and extension of Potable Water Supply System (SAEP) of Platana (Artibonite).
Work in progress, which began May 26, 2014 include the construction and protection of the perimeter of the catchment Sanon, the rehabilitation of a tank of 30 m3 in the locality of "Nan Pant", the construction of a new reservoir of 82 m3 in Savina, the construction of a chlorination chamber, of 11 water kiosks and of the Office Committee of Supply Drinking Water and Sanitation (CINE) (Committee consisting of members of the population) who will manage the system and ensure the durability. It is also expected to install supply pipe over 14.4 linear km of which approximately 12.4 already installed.
Rhese works are funded by AECID and administered by the IDB.
Banique (locality of the commune of St-Marc)
As part of the Drinking Water Program and Rural Sanitation (EPAR II-Artibonite), DINEPA is carrying out a series of repair work of SASP of Banique. These works includes among others, the construction of a chlorination chamber, the installation of hypochlorinators, the construction of a sedimentation basin, the rehabilitation of a 55 m3 including the construction of the immediate rotection perimeter, including the construction of 7 water kiosks (selling), including 5 completed and 2 are 75% in their progress. These works that began there about a year, should be completed in late February 2015.
HL/ TB/ HaitiLibre