KWUA Energy Supply Improvement Project

As a result of the KWUA Capacity Study findings, a new project was initiated, June 2020, to provide reliable, affordable power supply for KWUA. Lack of reliable power supply has been identified as a primary factor that inhibits KWUA from delivering potable water to local villagers, particularly in the high demand, dry season (September through December). EWB-APC is working to …

KWUA Capacity Study

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KWUA Capacity Study analysis was completed in May/Jun 2020. The Capacity Study focused on the KWUA Water Supply System which is comprised of equipment and components including: pumps; water filtration (filters); treatment (chlorine injection); metering; pipelines (pumps to filters; filter area to tanks); and storage tanks. The purpose and goals of the study are the following: => Define current KWUA …

MCV Potable Water Supply

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Engineers Without Borders Alaska Professional Chapter partnered with the Malawi Children’s Village (MCV) in 2008 to install potable water for the boarding school and orphanage located in the Mangochi region of Malawi. The project was commissioned in 2012. MCV project team member, Mike Moora, traveled to MCV in June 2012 for final system construction. A second project team member, Kevin …

KWUA Address Risk to Pump Intake due to Lower Lake Levels

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EWB-APC has undertaken a review of alternatives to the current pump setting in the event that the level of Lake Malawi continues to fall. KWUA operates submersible pumps that feed the water supply, treatment, and distribution system. In recent years, the level of Lake Malawi during dry season has dropped very close to the pump intake location. The pumps were …