In August 2011, civil and environmental engineering students Aimee Corn (BSCE '12), Alan Pani (BSCE '13) and Lisa Stenberg (BSCE '12) traveled to Mae Nam Khun, Thailand to build a rainwater catchment system.READ MORE
A Seattle University Engineering Project Center team assembles and packages a drinking water treatment system destined for the Claire Heureuse Clinic in Marchand-Dessalines located approximately 30-km north of the city of St. Marc which has been devastated by the 2010 cholera outbreak.READ MORE
In December, SU-EWB students joined Professionals Without Boundaries for a service trip to San Juan de Concepcion, Nicaragua. The pipeline project served over 1500 people and had been in the planning stages for over four years and was sponsored by Starbucks, the Clean Water Foundation and the SU College of Science and Engineering.READ MORE
Mark your Calendar! Our EWB joint fundraiser with UW and PSPP will be on Monday, April 23rd!
The purpose of this project was to design and build a pump that could sustainably deliver water to safe onshore gathering places and to agricultural fields. To meet the criterion of sustainability, the pump needed to be inexpensive, powered by the river and easily maintained by the residents.READ MORE
In January 2010, SU-EWB returned to Thailand to install a drinking water treatment system for the Mae Nam Khun medical clinic which serves approximately 5000 people. The clinic director, Mr. Nakalee Thitisok was thrilled with the addition and no longer has to boil water for drinking or food preparation.READ MORE
Founded in 2004, SU-EWB strives to implement environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training responsible engineering students and professionals. We believe that the key to project sustainability is a strong partnership with the local community. We partner with Chiang Mai University, Professionals Without Boundaries, University of Technology Jamaica, World Water Partners and a host of other non-profits and NGOs.
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