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close this bookWater and Sanitation Technologies: A Trainer's Manual (Peace Corps, 1985)
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Session 29 - Project planning: Well rehabilitation

TOTAL TIME

Two Hours

OBJECTIVES

* Formulate a plan for a well rehabilitation project including: a satisfactory design for all components of the well, a list of materials and tools necessary, and a construction schedule for the project

RESOURCES

Wells Construction; Peace Corps ICE, Chapters 3-9


Rural Water and Sanitation Projects; USAID, pp. 107-124, pp. 135-142


Small Community Water Supply, IRC, pp. 109-121

PREPARED MATERIALS

Newsprint and felt-tip pens

FACILITATORS

One or more trainers

Trainer Introduction

This session is intended to give the trainees scheduled time to plan their project before actual construction begins. Trainers should be available during this time to serve as information resources and to offer guidance if necessary. However, it is important that the trainees be given the opportunity to work through the planning of the construction project themselves. In many cases, two hours will not be adequate time to complete all necessary planning. If additional time is available in the schedule, add that time to the session. If time is not available, give the trainees at least an overnight period before actual construction is scheduled to begin. The resource books are designed to serve as reference information for the trainees.

PROCEDURES

Step 1

10 minutes


Present the objective and format for the session. Divide the trainees into their work groups for the well rehabilitation project, making sure that each group has a project manager.

Trainer Note

If necessary, review at this time the basic construction steps for a well-rehabilitation; i.e., site selection and preparation, excavation, lining, sanitary seal, and pumping mechanism. Discuss the components of a proper design for any construction project; i.e., detailed drawings, basic specifications, construction schedule and methods, project documentation, and evaluation process.

Step 2

1 hour, 40 minutes


In their individual work groups, the trainees plan for their upcoming project.

Trainer Note

Make sure that all trainers are available at this time. If desired, assign a trainer to each group as an advisor. However, trainers should not direct or lead the planning process.

Step 3

10 minutes


Review the progress made during the session with regard to project planning. Make arrangements for additional planning time, if necessary, before construction begins.

Trainer Note

Check all components of the design before construction begins. One effective way of checking the design is to have the trainees give a design presentation. If such 8 presentation is scheduled, trainees should be given time to prepare not only the design, but the presentation as well.