Broken Pump
Broken Pump
Hauling water
Hauling water
Finished project
Finished project
Repair in progress
Repair in progress
The people of Bako, Nigeria thank
The legacy of John Ellis (West Vancouver, BC)
The Water Team (Vancouver, BC)

For helping them replace their worn-out pump and repair their well
Latitude: 8.911925 Longitude: 7.078259
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A message from the community

Bako Community by Anglican Church
The Director,
Water Products Ltd/Lifewater

Letter of Appreciation
We like to appreciate your love by coming to repair our borehole. We pray that God almighty will reward you. Whatever you have spent to do this for us will never run dry.

Madam Maimunat Usman

Some community details (provided by our in-country partners)

This fast-developing community battles with water scarcity as they also face issues related to safety of available water sources. An open river remains the steady and cheap source. People have drowned in this river several times. Some parents have reported their children getting sick from taking their baths in the river. The well we repaired is one of a number of dug wells in the area. As with most wells we have seen, maintenance is never factored into the drilling projects. During a visit to the location, one will notice a handpump covered with an old carpet. The Indian Mark II pump had broken and a very productive well abandoned. Our intervention here puts smiles on many faces. Members of the community could not hold back their joy as they freely gave sand and gravel to support the repairs.

Well Details

Project Completed: 2021-02-20 Well Depth: 120 ft.
Depth of Water: 56.00 ft. Casing Diameter: 0.00 in.
Screen Length: 0.00 ft. Developed By:
Development Time: Well Yield: 7.00 gpm
Disinfection: Handpump: Afridev
Water Colour: Clear Water Odour: None
Turbidity: Clear Taste: Good
Nitrate: Bacti Test: Negative
Iron: pH:

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






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