The Engineers Without Borders chapter at SUNY-ESF is approaching its projects with the users in mind.

As of today, they are implementing a gravity-fed water distribution system in Buena Vista, Honduras. This consists of a water tank with plastic pipes buried underground serving a population of 300 people. Until the students came along, the community had stream water flowing though rubber hoses aboveground and only during the rainy season. The water was frequently contaminated with feces and the hoses often leaked. It is thrilling to see this project, started in 2006, finally coming to fruition.

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