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close this book A training manual in conducting a workshop in the design, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of hydrams
close this folder Session 1: Introduction to training (1½ hours)
View the document Handout 1A: "What's in a name"
View the document Handout 1B: Hydram Training Workshop Objectives

Handout 1B: Hydram Training Workshop Objectives

By the end of the training program, you will be able to:

· survey and evaluate sites for potential hydram projects;

· articulate and apply hydram theory;

· use correctly, basic water measurement techniques and formulas for proper sizing of hydrams;

· select proper ram design and size;

· develop a water source site for hydram operations;

· design water distribution system including storage tank, stand pipes, supply lines, etc.;

· construct a pipefitting and/or cement hydram;

· maintain, troubleshoot and repair hydrams;

· train local community members in the installation , operation and maintenance of hydrams; and

· identify physical, social and institutional requirements for the above.