Creating a Safer Water Source for Haiti Hospital

A volunteer effort involving a WSP USA hydrogeologist is bringing a reliable on-site drinking water supply to a new hospital—and to residents of neighboring towns—in an impoverished region of Northern Haiti.

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Under the leadership of Dr. Eugene Maklin, New Hope Hospital opened in 2016 to serve a community that had insufficient health care access.

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Frank Getchell volunteered to help create a drinking water supply for New Hope Hospital and residents in the surrounding Northern Haiti community.

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Frank Getchell (left) provided design and on-site hydrogeologic assistance, and worked with local workers to install the pumping equipment.