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== Literature Review ==
 
== Literature Review ==
Literature reviews from La Yuca rainwater catchment ([[La Yuca rainwater catchment 2013#Literature Review|2013]]) ([[La Yuca rainwater catchment 2012#Literature Review|2012]]) ([[La Yuca rainwater catchment 2011#Literature Review|2011]]) were utilized to understand and reconstruct the rainwater catchment system in Las Malvinas.
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Literature reviews from [[La Yuca rainwater catchment 2013|La Yuca rainwater catchment]] ([[La Yuca rainwater catchment 2013#Literature Review|2013]]) ([[La Yuca rainwater catchment 2012#Literature Review|2012]]) ([[La Yuca rainwater catchment 2011#Literature Review|2011]]) were utilized to understand and reconstruct the rainwater catchment system in Las Malvinas.
    
==Criteria==
 
==Criteria==
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===Maintenance===
 
===Maintenance===
 
This final design requires consistent upkeep in order to reduce the amount of contaminants.<br />
 
This final design requires consistent upkeep in order to reduce the amount of contaminants.<br />
''Every Rainfall''
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''Periodically OR Every Few Rainfalls''
*First Flush should be completely drained and cleaned
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*First Flush holes should be cleared of any blockage
 
''Every Month''
 
''Every Month''
 
*Primary screening must be checked for damage or clogging
 
*Primary screening must be checked for damage or clogging
 
''Every Year''
 
''Every Year''
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*First Flush must be thoroughly cleaned
 
*Tinaco (or storage tank) must be emptied of sediment and disinfected
 
*Tinaco (or storage tank) must be emptied of sediment and disinfected
 
*Sediment must be replaced
 
*Sediment must be replaced
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== Timeline ==
 
== Timeline ==
===June 28th 2013===
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'''June 28th 2013'''
 
Went to Las Malvinas to look at the school rainwater catchment system. Ended up with an alternative project to fix the rainwater catchment system in the Play.
 
Went to Las Malvinas to look at the school rainwater catchment system. Ended up with an alternative project to fix the rainwater catchment system in the Play.
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===June 29th 2013===
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'''June 29th 2013'''
 
Bought materials for the rainwater catchment system in the Play in Las Malvinas.
 
Bought materials for the rainwater catchment system in the Play in Las Malvinas.
 
Fixed the toilet/sink system, and first flush. The first screening still has to be modified.
 
Fixed the toilet/sink system, and first flush. The first screening still has to be modified.
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===June 30th 2013===
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'''June 30th 2013'''
 
Started Construction on the Play rainwater catchment system.
 
Started Construction on the Play rainwater catchment system.
 
*Removed roof
 
*Removed roof
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*Cleaned the tinaco
 
*Cleaned the tinaco
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===July 1st 2013===
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'''July 1st 2013'''
 
*Rain
 
*Rain
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===July 2nd 2013===
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'''July 2nd 2013'''
 
*Rain
 
*Rain
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===July 3rd 2013===
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'''July 3rd 2013'''
 
*Worked on constructing the roof
 
*Worked on constructing the roof
 
*Worked on completing powerpoint for our project presentation
 
*Worked on completing powerpoint for our project presentation
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===July 4th 2013===
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'''July 4th 2013'''
 
*Presentation on our projects
 
*Presentation on our projects
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===July 5th 2013===
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'''July 5th 2013'''
 
*Sancocho and dancing in Las Malvinas
 
*Sancocho and dancing in Las Malvinas
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===July 6th 2013===
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'''July 6th 2013'''
 
*Installed the PVC gutters
 
*Installed the PVC gutters
 
*Drilled a hole into the cap of the tinaco for the PVC inlet
 
*Drilled a hole into the cap of the tinaco for the PVC inlet
 
*Created the primary screening
 
*Created the primary screening
 
*Finished constructing and gluing the first flush
 
*Finished constructing and gluing the first flush
===July 7th 2013===
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'''July 7th 2013'''
 
*Completed project with the addition of a faucet and adding silicone to a leak.
 
*Completed project with the addition of a faucet and adding silicone to a leak.
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[[Category:Projects]]
 
[[Category:Projects]]
 
[[Category:Practivistas Dominicana Program]]
 
[[Category:Practivistas Dominicana Program]]
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[[Category:Rainwater]]

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