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DIY - Practica Foundation Rope Pump

The Practica Foundation Rope Pump is a do-it-yourself household level pump for drinking water and small scale productive use in areas with wells up to 35m deep.

DIY - Practica Foundation Rope Pump

Primary Function: To provide a cheaper alternative to commonly-used piston pumps

Targeted Beneficiaries: Rural areas of Africa where drinking water is pumped from wells

Need Addressed: Lack of access to reliable and inexpensive pumps for water retrieval from wells

Uniqueness: This rope pump can be produced locally and is a much cheaper alternative to imported piston pumps. When broken, the rope pump is easier and cheaper to repair than a piston pump and the users do the maintenance and regular repairs themselves.

Dimensions: Not Listed

User Requirements: Materials for construction - see 'Resources'

Resources: Details and instructions available at http://www.practica.org/wp-content/uploads/PDF/practica-180306-rope-pump-manual-ethiopia-march-2006-complete1.pdf

Approximate Cost: Dependent on local cost of materials.

DIY - Practica Foundation Rope Pump

Geographic Coverage: Designed for rural Africa

Distributor: Plans available from PRACTICA Foundation

Primary Contacts: http://www.practica.org/contact/

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: 31-786150125

Physical Address: Oosteind 47, 3356 AB Papendrecht, the Netherlands.

Website: http://www.practica.org/products/pumps/rope-pump/

Other Information and Links: N/A

DIY - Practica Foundation Rope Pump

The Practica Foundation Rope Pump is a do-it-yourself household level pump for drinking water and small scale productive use in areas with wells up to 35m deep.

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