WACDEP of Burkina demonstration project: system ready for operation
An onsite meeting was attended by the main actors involved in the implementation of the demonstration project in order to assess the progress. As of April 29, 2015, IRRIFASO has completed the installation of drip irrigation system. They also tested the system with the existing pump on site. The conclusion is that the system is operating normally, the pressure achieved was 0.3 bar considered to be sufficient for such a system.
The work went quickly after starting because as of April 23 the update on the irrigation system showed that the installation work was carried out at 50%, the tank to 10% of execution, the system pumping and water main to 30%, the irrigation network to 30% and 90% additional work execution. A week later we can say that the system is ready for operation.