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  1. Abstract, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017 The deficit in electricity and high diesel costs affects the pumping requirements of community water supplies and irrigation; so using solar energy for water pumping is a promising alternative to conventional electricity and diesel based...
  2. Hydraulic ram water pumps use downhill water pressure to pump water much higher than it started, with no other power needed. A 20ft fall is enough to push water 150 feet above the source or more. Or as little as a 2ft fall between the water source and the pump at a flow rate of 1 to 3 gallons per...
  3. Pumpmakersdevelopssolar water pumps andcontributes to reducing water shortages and poverty worldwide. We provide people with their own access to safe, clean drinking water – even in the remotest corners of the world – a worldwide network of fellow Pumpmakers,ANDwe assist and support all those...
  4. Millions of people around the world live with limited access to water. In many communities, ground water is extracted through electric water pumps, which use diesel to fuel their systems. However, these systems not only require costly, regular servicing and the purchasing of fuel, they emit...
  5. Even though solar water pumping is ready for mainstreaming and has started to take off in some parts of the world, its benefits remain largely unknown to communities, governments, and development institutions. To address this knowledge gap, the World Bank has developedan accessible and...
  6. 2009-12-15 Worldwide there are 1.1 billion people who do not have a way to get clean drinking water. Every year, 1.8 million people die from diarrheal disease, and it is estimated that 88% can be attributed to the lack of clean drinking water[1]. This project will partner with the non-profit organization...
  7. You may already know that clean water is scarce in many parts of the world. But, did you know thatevery eight seconds a child dies from problems caused by drinking water that is contaminated and unsafe? You have found"A Layman's Guide to Clean Water": An introduction to water, sanitation, and...
  8. This section includes wells, boreholes, handpumps, animal powered pumps, and renewable energy powered pumps.
  9. 2012-01-20 Access to clean water remains a priority in Africa, with improving access key to fighting water-borne disease. To facilitate such access in rural and peri-urban areas, this technical manual describes how to make a submerged hand pump from materials available locally. It aims particularly at...