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Willian Martinez, Circuit Rider for La Paz, 2014

Capacitacion Sobre cloracion en Barrio La Victoria Marcala Capacitacion y practica, sobre  los niveles de cloro que deberan Manejar siempre. (2)January, 2014 He visited 41 water systems serving a population of 32,930 in the municipalities of Marcala, Chinacla, San Jose and Yarula in the department of La Paz. He presented a report to the Vice- Mayor on the communities that are chlorinating their systems in the town of Chinacla as part of ADEC joint work being done with the municipality. Provided technical assistance to the Water Boards of the communities of La Chorrera, La Estanzuela, The Pastal, Florida, Arenales, Dulce Nombre de Jesús, La Laguna, Barrios San Andrés, La Victoria and San Francisco Marcala. He advised the operator to open the valve of chlorinator, as chlorine levels in the water were too low. He trained the Water Board and community members on the subject of chlorination and its importance to health. He collected water samples for bacteriological analysis at the water source in the community of Las Queseras.


February 2014

Updates Water Project-Santa Cruz-San Manuel Colohete / Lempira

Project Closure
On November 19,  was closed the water project of Santa Cruz / San Manuel Colohete with the donation of Ceramic Filters to the 35 families in this community . With these filters being searched the protection from diseases such as diarrhea to approximately 200 people who live there The community thanked to donors for having improved their quality of life with the construction of the water system, latrines, sinks and filters.

Thirteenth  Update
On October 2, 2013 was the dedication of the water project in the community of Santa Cruz-San Manuel Colohete / Lempira, with the presence of donors Rotary club of USA, and Copán Ruinas . The community grateful the construction of the water system, their quality of life will improve, diseases like diarrhea will not affect the population especially children.It achieved the target of permanent drinking water supply and latrines to 100% of 40 families, about 200 people, also through ADEC will be conducted education health and hygiene to school and community and training to the Water Board for proper administration and maintenance of the water system.

Twelfth  Update
July 12, 2013, the draft Water and Sanitation Community Santa Cruz / San Manuel Colohete was successfully completed, 40 homes have been connected to the system, seven latrines were repaired and made ten new sanitary modules (stack and latrine), also ADEC trained the Water Board in administration and rates to ensure the sustainability at long term of water system.
The community of Santa Cruz are very happy and grateful with Rotary International Foundation, Districts 6970 Florida , 7750 South Carolina and Rotary Clubs of : Copán Ruinas from Honduras, Oceanside Jacksonville , South Jacksonville from Fl., Clinton ,Fort Mill, Indian Land ,Laurens from S.C. and the municipality of San Manuel Colohete who made this dream a reality.

Eleventh Update:On the 17th of May a protective wall was constructed at the conduction line. As well as sanitation units, consisting of sinks and latrines were constructed. A bucket of chlorine was given to the water board of Santa Cruz so that they could start chlorinating the water for their system.

Tenth Update:At April 22, was installed a Tablet Chlorinator and performed the first monitoring of chlorine in the water system of Santa Cruz, 35 micro water meters were installed, also has built the sink in the school, which makes happy the childrens.In May the community  begin to build latrines.
Ninth Update:at March 14, were installed floats valves in the pressure breaks tank , also have installed air valves and cleaning throughout the conduction line, Read More

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Update of Monitoring of Chlorine-La Vegona/Copán Ruinas

First update of monitoring of chlorine level in the Rotary Water Project / La Vegona / Copan Ruinas
Since its inaguration ADEC through the Cicuit Rider monitoring every month the chlorine levels in the Rotary water project in the community of La Vegona , the results below:
February 18 th…… 2.3 ppm
March 5 th……… 1.0 ppm
April 11th ………….. 1.0 ppm
May 14 th ………….. 2.0 ppm
June 6 th…………… 2.1 ppm
July 4 th……………. 1.1 ppm

The recommended minimum is 0.5 ppm,which indicates that the water is properly chlorinated.
Also in mid-July the Water Board started building the fence to protect the water storage tank which is a very important part of system maintenance.

On January 15, Francisco Villela of ADEC ,made monthly monitoring of chlorine in the water system of the community of La Vegona donated by Rotary Clubs of Fort Mill, Greenville, Simponville, Camden, SC and Stuart. Va (District 7750). Tthere was 0.8 ppm of chlorine indicating that the Water Board is working very well.

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