The recipients are asked to be willing to be a water dispensary for their neighborhood—only charging 20 pesos per five gallon bottle, which just covers the cost of refilling the big tank with water.
Rick asked Richard to help him with the initial installations. The filters installed in the tinacos have a lifespan of around 15,000 gallons of water. Apart from a crisis, such as was the case with Hurricane Odile, potable drinking water is reasonable and plentiful in Los Cabos. The benefit of the filter system is the availability of very inexpensive potable drinking water, close to home.
...and just for the recorded, the legs hanging out of the tinaco are Richard’s.