V3 Awarded Contract to Rehabilitate Port-au-Prince Water Supply

On 2012/09/11, in Uncategorized, Water, by sdykstra

V3 and its team member Northwater International has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate 19 Port-au-Prince wells and install monitoring wells near each. The contract is awarded to V3 by the Direction Nationale de l’Eau Potable et de l’ Assainissement (DINEPA) and is funded through the Inter-American Development Bank and the Spanish Cooperation Fund for […]

V3 Awarded Contract for Rural Water Supply Sud and Ouest Departments, Haïti

On 2012/09/11, in Uncategorized, Water, by sdykstra

V3 and the team of Northwater International and Foratech Environnement S.A. recently was awarded a contract to provide water supplies for three communities in the Sud and Ouest departments.  The work shall consist of geophysics analysis for drill sites, well drilling, down-hole geophysics, aquifer testing, pump installation and well head completion of 14 wells. The contract is […]

Success! Fresh Water in Haiti

On 2012/04/19, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

After already spending $70,000 on previous drilling attempts, a client contacted Northwater International to perform a 3-day hydrogeologic investigation and geophysics survey.   The team mobilized last fall to Northwest Haiti to find fresh water for the community.  The previous attempts had resulted in dry boreholes or wells that were brackish.   The teams survey […]

Welcome to Eric Delva – Our New Water Resource Engineer in Haiti

On 2012/04/15, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

V3 and the InternationalWater team welcomes Eric Delva as our Haiti in-country water engineer.  He has 28 years of experience as an engineer in water, wastewater and transportation – with the last 16 years at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. He has extensive and varied experience in the areas of environmental management […]

Water Sourcing and System Design for an International Hotel Developer in Haiti

On 2012/03/11, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

The water development team is beginning work on developing a water source and treatment system for a major international hotel developer and operator in Haiti. The work is being contracted through our lead team member, Northwater International, LLC. It involves drilling and proving the groundwater resource and then design and implementation of the wellhead, SCADA […]

Water Filtration in Bolivia

On 2012/03/07, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

Jason returned from Bolivia where he installed a water filtration for people living in impoverished conditions.  In the jungles of Bolivia most tribes are located on or near river systems which contain contaminated water and they lack access to clean water. We installed water filtration units for orphans, school children, and adults living in impoverished […]

Trou Louis Jeune, Island of La Gonave Solar Well Pump

On 2012/03/07, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

Working in conjunction with Haiti Outreach, we recently installed a solar powered well pumping and treatment system for the elementary school in Trou Louis Jeune.  The coastal brackish groundwater requires energy intensive reverse osmosis and pre-treatment.  The project was funded by Compassion, U.K.

Geophysics Study in Mare Rouge, Haiti

On 2012/02/28, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

The team spent last week in the high mountains of Northwest Haiti looking for groundwater for a school in Mare Rouge. The data is now being analyzed and we will be issuing a report highlighting the probabilities and potential target zones soon. We were able to enjoy a little bit of Carnival in the evening […]

Potable Water Supply Feasibility Analysis for Gressier

On 2012/02/19, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

Northwater with field assistance by V3 recently completed a potable water supply feasibility analysis for the rural mountains south of Gressier.  The study was commissioned to characterize the water conditions for selected communities that have not already  been assessed, and to provide options and recommendations to be considered for improving water availability in the selected areas.  Recommendations included alternatives […]

Water Supply for Cite Soleil, Haiti

On 2012/02/19, in Uncategorized, by waterhaiti

The team is finishing up a feasibility study of a water station for Cite Soleil.  The following is our client’s news release about the project: ” V3’s scope includes the evaluation of options and alternatives available to provide a reliable, clean and safe water supply to help meet the needs of the community of Cite Soleil. […]