INFORMATION – LOCAL WATER SECURITY IN GAMBIA

Water security is important in Gambia, because, while the overall, yearly, rain is high in volume, it is received in a small number of months,
Storing water for the dry months becomes important and this is done by either using the natural storage under the ground, or storing above ground in tanks or other reservoirs.
We also have to ensure the quality ofthe water is safe fro drinking, and with many pit toilets and waste runoff, this could be an issue, particularly in urban areas.

We have a project to help improve the water security of people in The Gambia (see LOCAL WATER SECURITY IN GAMBIA – PROJECT AREA) and are putting together information here to help people provide understand the options for water security in their home.

GAMBIA WATER RESOURCES

 

WATER CALCULATIONS

 

OBTAINING WATER – WELLS

 

OBTAINING WATER – BORES

 

OBTAINING WATER – WELLS

 

STORING WATER

 

TREATING WATER