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January 3, 2018

Paddy pump version December 2009. The pump here is shown pumping with an 85cm lift. Achieved 2L/s without to much effort. The biggest problem was stability on this uneven clay bank. As you can see at the end of the video, the top pipe needs to be extended and cut at a bigger angle.

January 3, 2018

Mobile rope pump "Paddy version" being used for demonstration in a lake in Thai Binh Province Vietnam. The rope pump concept invites to experiment and that is meant to be so! Of course everywhere the situation of use is a bit or a lot different, so people can make changes. to their likings. No one is satisfied at once when experimenting.

January 3, 2018

Rope pump dave102190 and Rope pump with Negros Oriental visitor:

Student from JRMSU driving a pump using only rope, old slipper, rubber, PVC pipe, and Iron bars. Hey what keeps it from slipping when wet? are there grooves on the wheels for the rubbers or some soft of thing like that? How do u make the pump? how does water travel upward? Materials are rubber, pipes, old slippers/ flip flops, Ropes, cements, and iron.
January 3, 2018

The successful prototype solar powered rope pump paid for by Solar Aid, IMechE and EWB and installed at Mzuzu University in the north of Malawi, October 2008.

January 3, 2018

Foundation Connect International is a Dutch NGO for development aid, working mainly in Africa. Connect International has developed an integral concept to facilitate the alleviation of poverty in developing countries, with a main focus on rural areas, on active beneficiary participation and on effective low cost solutions that are mostly produced locally.

January 3, 2018

Plastic washers are made with a small and cheap extruder. The raw material comes from old beer crates. The washers are used in the Life Rope Pump in Ghana. Thesamse washers give 15 % more yield and last longer than the traditional rubber washers.

January 3, 2018

The owner of a "paddy" version of the rope pump for a low lift situation irrigating a rice field from a channel. She has used in in the past, and her neighbours have borrowed the pump widely for use. The model is only a demonstration, and there are many small opportunities to improve efficiency.

January 3, 2018

Higly interesting is the comparation between rope pump and Treadle pump: