March 26, 2017

Helped Flint Home Owner with Filtration

We helped a concerned home owner today with her filtration system she uses to filter her City of Flint water. She is concerned about volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including those created in the chlorination processing of the water (trihalomethanes for instance) and would also like to reduce sediment, heavy metals, and potentially bacteria in the water. She only has a two stage filtration system, limiting the options, so we eliminated the […]
March 22, 2017

Happy World Water Day 2017!!!

Wells for the World invites you to be a life changer by making a tax deductible donation in honor of World Water Day 2017! Wells for the World estimates that it costs approximately $7.50 to change an individual’s life that lacks access to the clean sustainable drinking water they so desperately need. Therefore, a reoccurring donation of $10 a month means 16 people a year will have […]
March 20, 2017

Not all Filters are the Same!

To remove bacteria (see the attached figure) your filter must be able to remove particles 0.2 microns or larger (a 0.2 micron absolute filter does this; absolute implies the largest size particle the filter lets through, opposed to a 0.2 micron nominal filter, which implies the smallest particle the filter is capable of removing; there is a big difference between these two definitions!). Similarly, to remove […]
March 19, 2017

World Water Day – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

World Water Day is this Wednesday, March 22, 2017, consider supporting one of our two current water projects: 1) our well repair project, or 2) our drilling rig purchase project on behalf of all those suffering due to the lack of clean drinking water. The 2016 drought in Eastern Africa has extended into what should be the rainy season in 2017 and threatens widespread crop failure […]
March 19, 2017

Thank You Flint Eastside COTN – People in Crisis Helping People in Crisis!

With World Water Day this Wednesday – we wanted to thank the Flint Eastside COTN for raising $235.02 during their fundraiser toward our well repair project south of Ewuaso (Kedong) Kenya! Again, much the money was raised 10 cents at a time via pop/soda bottle returns. Proof that lots of people doing a little bit each can accomplish great things! We are impressed by the people in Flint reaching out to […]
March 15, 2014

Potential for Elevated Fluoride in Groundwater

I’ve been doing a lot of research into the hydrogeology and water quality within Maasailand, and one thing I’ve been looking into the last couple of days is the likelihood of elevated fluoride concentrations in the groundwater within the Rift Valley. The fluoride is derived largely from the alkaline volcanic rocks (rock minerals) present in the Rift Valley (i.e., naturally occurring). Consumption of too […]
January 17, 2017

Wow! Nice to Have an Updated Website and WP Blog

As of August, Wells for the World (aka WftW or WFTW) has had a redesigned Website. This includes WordPress Blog capabilities, which I believe can be followed – so please do follow us on this blog and on Facebook. Bear with us as we work to refine the Website and all its features, and as we work to get our social media up to speed.
January 17, 2017

Wells for the World has come a long way in 3 years

Wells for the World was just a dream of mine 8 years ago, as I looked for a way to use my knowledge of hydrogeology to help others. However, after trying to connect with other organizations that saw a place for me and understood my vision for Wells for the World, I sort of gave up until 2013. In 2013, I met Rev. Matthew Maloney […]
January 17, 2017

Be a life-changer, Donate Today!

To fulfill our vision of providing water to those without, we need a drilling rig in Kenya. An amazing opportunity has come up. A benefactor promised to donate $12,000 – if Wells for the World raises $18,000. This will allow us to install wells within a couple of months and start the clean, life-giving water flowing. Click on Donate to give. Please share and spread […]
February 2, 2017

People Effected by Flint Water Crisis Support Others in World Water Crisis!

Made a Wells for the World presentation at the Flint Eastside Church of the Nazarene on January 22, 2017. I’m excited that this inner city church, whose people have their own water crisis, are supporting our well repair project in Ewuaso (Kedong), Kenya. This little inner city church has challenged their congregation to raise $300 by bring in pop/soda cans (worth $0.10 each in Michigan) […]