Treadle pumps move water sustainably

Energy & Sustainability
Treadle pumps move water sustainably
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The Treadle Pump design is very simple and effective at helping people to bring water to their crops.

Treadle Pump is a foot operated water lifting device that can irrigate small plots of land of small holders in regions that have higher water table (not deeper than 25 feet) A low cost system , simple in design and easily manageable it appropriately answers the irrigation need for the small farmers .with an internal rate of return of 100% and a benefit cost ratio of 5,treadle pump is an ideal investment for small land holders whose savings are as small as $12 to $15.

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