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Pictures of the Month

An archive of Project Pictures of the Month

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August 2009 Project Picture of the Month

In June 2009, two teams of engineers and public health professionals returned to Les Anglais to continue the EWB Portland water supply and treatment project in that community.  The "repairs" crew found greater challenges than expected in clearing long-clogged lines, but had a lot of help from community plumbers.  Before they left, they had increased the flow of water to the Basin Simbe reservoir seven fold, providing a stronger flow of water for thousands of people in the community.  Needless to say, the team was ecstatic to achieve this result at the end of a challenging trip.  For background on the Les Anglais project, see