Photo story: Rolling safe water the Marshall Islands way!

KADA Marshall Islands Hippo Rollers boat to Bikeej beach

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We received fascinating pictures this morning from our friends at Kwajalein Atoll Development Authority (KADA) in the Marshall Islands! They recently received 400 x Hippo Rollers and are now distributing them to the small islets.

They are first filling each drum with fresh water and then toss them off the boat into the sea and swim them to the beach. Yes the Hippo Rollers float even when full of water. Then they attach the handle even while in the water and roll them out on to the beach.

We are sure this is the first time in Hippo Roller history that rollers have been delivered like this!

KADA reported the delivery on their Facebook page today:

Improving Water Security on Kwajalein Atoll with Hippo Water Rollers!!! Today the first 8 Hippo Water Rollers were…

Posted by Kwajalein Atoll Development Authority – KADA on Tuesday, 31 October 2017

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