gravity water system

gravity supply, gravity water system

A water system in which the source of water is at a higher elevation than the place where the water is to be used. (See illustration p. 472.)
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The teachers' bungalow, which is scheduled to be completed in 12 months, is by dint of self-help by the people of Santrokofi-Bume, who, through the same means, have renovated the Gravity Water System, which generates the 24,000 gallons of excess water, built a health centre, a nurses' quarters, renovated an old school block, and the constructed a Kumasi Ventilated Improved Pit (KVIP).
During the meeting the minister was briefed on the progress of work on a large number of approved development schemes, including Batkhela-Totakan road, Badwan bridge, Polytechnic Institute at Batkhela, special education complex at Thana, different link roads, irrigation channels, setting up of educational institutions, construction of additional class rooms, provision of basic facilities in hospitals, gravity water system, bypass roads, installation of hand pumps and water coolers in all the mosques etc.
During the meeting the minister was briefed on the progress of work on a large number of approved development schemes, including Batkhela-Totakan Road, Badwan Bridge, Polytechnic Institute at Batkhela, Special Education Complex at Thana, different link roads, irrigation channels, setting up of educational institutions, construction of additional classrooms, provision of basic facilities in hospitals, construction of information office at Batkhela, gravity water system, bypass roads, installation of new transformers and tube-wells, construction of power transmission lines etc.
McCoskery and the West Adelaide congregation raised $1,000 with which the people of Pasei set up a gravity water system, purchasing plastic water pipe and cement.
And, so far, the area can boast of a renovated Gravity Water System, which generates 24,000 gallons of excess water, health centre, nurses' quarters, renovation of old school blocks, and the construction of a Kumasi Ventilated Improved Pit (KVIP), all by dint of self-help.