Metered U2 hand pump in Kamwenge district, Uganda

The addition of the water meter to the U2 hand pump was an innovation by Water for People and the Appropriate Technology Centre for Water & Sanitation (ATC). The addition of the water meter makes it more convenient to operate the pump in a business model with easy monitoring by a private operator.

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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