NOTE: Click on any photo to make it larger – Then click on the back arrow key to return to this page The water collected in this tank during the rainy season will provide enough water for the hospital during the dry season next spring

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The future location of the water storage tank will replace the current tennis court. Looking west towards the front of the hospital. The workshop and backup generator are in the building to the right. After the completion of the water storage tank, a new tennis court will be built on top of the new water tank  

Tennis court and future water storage tank location looking west

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Water tank construction review with the workshop and generator rooms above on the north side of the tennis court Water tank design review
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A ground breaking ceremony took place on Friday February 20, 2015

Pun Narayan, our Pastoral care supervisor shared from the Word and prayed for the work
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Dr Rachel at the ground breaking ceremony Many of the Tansen Hospital staff attended the ground breaking for the new water tank. The concrete tank that will be built will fill the entire space of the tennis court
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Excavation for the new water tank with the removal of the tennis court. A new tennis court will be rebuilt on top of the new water tank Looking west towards downtown Tansen
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Part of one building had to be remove for construction equipment and dirt removal Between the building looking west
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From the other side of the building with a ramp for the equipment and dirt removal The work shop and backup generators are in the building to the right
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The new water tank will start out lower and will be the same size as the old tennis court Construction has started and should take about 5 months to complete
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Looking west towards the front of the hospital Excavation for south down hill footing looking west
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South down hill footing wall being installed looking west Level base of concrete for the water tank looking west towards the front of the hospital
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Level concrete base for the water storage tank looking east Re-rod steel for base footing looking west
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Re-rod post support post looking west Base footing re-rod and support post
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Checking the binding The foundation re-rod and upright post connectors
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One of the two drainpipes to be imbedded in the raft
Rotary club of Palpa RI district 3242 Tansen Palpa
United Mission Hospital Water tank construction check presentation and Palpa District earthquake victim relief help check presentation date Jestha 8, 2072

Place: United Mission Hospital meeting hall


View of check from the Rotary Club of Palpa

Rotary banner Rotary check for water tank
Presenting the Rotary check in Tansen, Nepal for the water tank project Rotary Club members view the presentation of the check
Rotary presenting the check for the Tansen Hospital water tank Tansen Rotary
Starting the final stage of pouring the base foundation Dr. Rachel Karrach with part of the building team
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Re-rod and post support Re-rod for base footing and wall
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Re-rod post support Access to the work is narrow
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The steel kicker form around the exterior Starting the pouring of the base
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Several times a slump test is made to monitor the quality of the slurry Slump test
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So much materials needed that the hospitals expedition area is blocked Work completed on May 2nd, 24.00 hours
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Post support for top of water tank/tennis court Looking west
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 Top layer rerod looking west  Top layer rerod end view looking east
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Pouring the top of the water storage tank November 2015 The pouring of the concrete took 2 full days
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It will have to set and dry for a few weeks. Construction workers
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Top of water tank Top of water tank
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Looking towards the front of the hospital Looking west
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Access hole to water tank Inside water tank
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Water tank access Water tank wall brace
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South wall of water tank Water tank from above & start of construction for the new oxygen plant
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Access holes to water tank Looking east towards the front of the hospital
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Tennis court fence and floor Tennis court fence and floor
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Looking northeast towards oxygen plant North wall of tennis court
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South work shop wall Oxygen plant construct east of tennis court and water tank
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Wall painting  Tennis court/water tank & roof of oxygen plant
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 Active play on top of water tank  Pray for rain
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