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.
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.
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
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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