Started in 2002, Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an international non-profit humanitarian organization that works to provide basic necessities to communities in need. Lehigh's chapter of EWB started in 2007. The goal of EWB is to provide clean water, education, sanitation, and renewable energy by focusing on low cost, high impact projects. To promote sustainability we partner with host communities on projects so that the communities can manage the systems autonomously in the future. Lehigh's chapter's current project is a water distribution system in Cebadilla, Nicaragua, a rural community outside of San Juan del Sur. Many communities throught Nicaragua experience extended periods of water shortages each year during the dry season. In Cebadilla, hand dug wells provide limited water, and currently the community is supplied with water via truck delivery. The goal of the project is to provide each household in the community with consistent, reliable access to potable water year long in an economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable manner.