Off-Grid Institutional Pool Treatment System Design for the Cambodian Children’s Fund

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Lix, James A.
Ferguson, Daniel R.
Croft, Jamie M.
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This paper discusses the design of an off-grid pool treatment system for the Cambodian Children's Fund for their Kid's Camp in the K^mp'ng Cham province of Cambodia. Consulting World Health Guidelines (WHO)guidelines for safe recreational waters, disinfection, infiltration, and circulation systems were designed. The system consists of 4 pumps, each coupled to a cartridge filter, a chlorine dosing unit, 4 solar tracking units, and 2 battery banks. Anticipated material and operating/maintenance costs for the system are $100,000, and $4,000 respectively.

Created in fulfillment of the course requirements for ENGG*3100 Engineering and Design III. This course combines the knowledge gained in the advanced engineering and basic science courses with the design skills taught in ENGG*1100 and ENGG*2100 in solving open-ended problems. These problems are related to the student's major. Additional design tools are presented, including model simulation, sensitivity analysis, linear programming, knowledge-based systems and computer programming. Complementing these tools are discussions on writing and public speaking techniques, codes, safety issues, environmental assessment and professional management. These topics are taught with the consideration of available resources and cost.
off-grid pool, recreational water treatment, pump head loss, PV power generation