Borehole & Hand Pump India Mark II Kapoeta North County – Eastern Equatoria South Sudan

TAF Assessment by IRC and VNG Summary of conclusions and recommendations Demand in communities for hand pumps is high and the technology does satisfy the water demands of most if not the entire community. The hand pump technology in general is aligned with the national policies, strategies and standards. The present perceptions, attitudes and behaviours … Continue reading Borehole & Hand Pump India Mark II Kapoeta North County – Eastern Equatoria South Sudan

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Borehole & Hand Pump India Mark II Torit County – Eastern Equatoria South Sudan

2014 Assessment done by VNG International and IRC This Briefing Note captures the findings of the Technology Check on the India Mark II hand pump in Okulu village, Ifoho boma, Imurok payam, Torit County. Summary of conclusions Demand in communities for hand pumps is high and the technology will satisfy the water demands of most … Continue reading Borehole & Hand Pump India Mark II Torit County – Eastern Equatoria South Sudan

VIP latrine á Koudougou, Burkina Faso

TAF Évaluation pilote, par EEA, Burkina Faso et WaterAid Burkina Faso C’est une technologie d’assainissement autonome qui comporte un tuyau de ventilation servant à évacuer les mauvaises odeurs en provenance de la fosse. Les matières fécales vont directement dans la fosse, étanche, par le trou de défécation. Elles se décomposent lentement en anaérobiose. Les boues … Continue reading VIP latrine á Koudougou, Burkina Faso

U2 Handpump in Mukono District, Uganda

TAF Assessment undertaken with Netwas Uganda 2013 The U2 is the most extensively used water lifting technology in Uganda, with hundreds of pumps installed annually. It is manually operated and can lift water from up to 50 metres. It is designed to serve up to 300 people. It uses a piston housed within a cylinder … Continue reading U2 Handpump in Mukono District, Uganda

U2 Handpump in Katakwi District, Uganda

The U2 is the most extensively used water lifting technology in Uganda, with hundreds of pumps installed annually. It is manually operated and can lift water from up to 50 metres. It is designed to serve up to 300 people. It uses a piston housed within a cylinder to displace a column of water upwards … Continue reading U2 Handpump in Katakwi District, Uganda

Solar Powered Pump in Akuapem North Municipality and Kwahu North District, Ghana

TAF Pilot Assessment by KNUST, TREND and WaterAid Ghana The TAF was tested on two different types of solar pumps produced by different producers. Recommendations The following recommendations have been made to ensure sustainability and scalability of the Solar Powered Pump: The supply chain arrangement for the solar panels must be made more clear to … Continue reading Solar Powered Pump in Akuapem North Municipality and Kwahu North District, Ghana

Slow Sand Filtration System in Central Tongu and Ho West, Volta Region, Ghana

TAF Pilot Assessment by KNUST, TREND and WaterAid Ghana Ghana’s first slow sand filtration system was constructed in 1986. Slow sand filters (SSFs) are used to treat surface water for small towns where groundwater quality is poor. SSFs are mostly used along the Volta River where raw water quality falls within an acceptable range. The … Continue reading Slow Sand Filtration System in Central Tongu and Ho West, Volta Region, Ghana

Rope Pump in Iganga, Mayuga and Mpigi districts, Uganda

TAF Pilot Assessment by Netwas (U) and WaterAid Uganda The rope pump (also known as the rope and washer pump) consists of a continuous rope with washers spaced at equal intervals. The rope passes over a rotatable wheel at the surface. When the wheel is turned the rope passes down into the well below the … Continue reading Rope Pump in Iganga, Mayuga and Mpigi districts, Uganda