Afghanistan is a country with 26.8 million inhabitants with 28 provinces in the central region of Asia is located.
More than 85% of the population live in rural areas. 38% of urban population and 19% of the water supply network in rural Afghanistan.
Capital of Zaranj in Nimroz province of Afghanistan, which is located on the southern border of Iran.
Before implementing water supply project in Zaranj, were supplied water from the river fairy and by a pumping station near the river water was brought to town. However, considering the recent drought and water supply only a limited number of wells drying up of rivers in the city and sometimes in homes with high pollution.
Conditions of water distribution network.
Zaranj no water distribution network.
Test results on water wells Zaranj showed that the water is very polluted. The poor water quality compared to non-drinking water standards for taste and odor about it. In addition, because the city has no sewage collection system, waste water from the aquifers underground cases infiltrated and adds pollution.
Water supply project implemented Zaranj
Project properties include:
Zaranj water transmission network project using 110 mm diameter PVC pipe with a length of 5100 m.
Preparing tubes for the purpose of development and changes in the network of 5000 meters
The work done:
Previous stations reconstruction Rain Water Harvesting
Create 5 new stations to collect rainwater
The project in January 1382 was officially inaugurated in the presence of senior officials on both sides.
As a result, Zaranj residents have access to safe water for drinking and sanitation.