Lawrence Tavern Primary Rain Water Harvesting Water Supply

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Project Category:

General

Location/Communities Affected:

Kingston & St. Andrew

Project Description:

PROJECT NAME

Lawrence Tavern Primary Rain Water Harvesting Water Supply

OWNER OF THE PROJECT PROPOSAL

Ministry Of Education, Region One

PROPOSED COORDINATOR INSTITUTION – EXECUTING AGENCY

Rural Water Supply Limited

PROJECT BACKGROUND PROJECT COMPONENTS

Lawrence Tavern Primary School St. Andrew has an existing rainwater harvesting system consisting of two (2) Concrete Tank and a 750 gal. Plastic Tank. The concrete tanks are used to store water for bathroom and cleaning purposes while the plastic tank is used to store water for canteen purposes. The current storage capacity is approximately 20,000 gallons but this is woefully inadequate due to the large student population of 940 students. The water harvested from the system serves both Students and Staff.

PROJECT LOCATION

St. Andrew

 

RELEVANCE OF THE PROJECT

To mitigate against water scarcity due to climate change.

 

OVERALL AND SPECIFIC PROJECT PURPOSE

To increase the storage capacity for harvested rainwater for both students and staff.

 

PROJECT OUTPUTS

Providing an additional 14,000 imp gallons of rainwater for flushing toilets and ancillary use. Supplying adequate rainwater via improved guttering to full existing storage tanks and newly installed tanks

 

POSSIBLE RISKS/ASSUMPTIONS

Delays in repairs due to rainfall

 

DURATION OF PROJECT

The project is estimated to have a duration of 5 Weeks

 

SOURCE OF FINANCE

Government of Jamaica, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC)

 

               OFFICIAL COMMISSIONING OF THE WATER HARVESTING SYSTEM 

 

 

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Project Status:

Completed
Corporate Offices

25 Dominica Drive
Kingston 5
The Towers 3rd Floor (North Side)
Telephone: (876) 754-5485
Fax. Line: (876) 754-5500
Email Address: info@rwslja.com