Playpump Looks Like A Playground Toy, But Is Actually A Water Pump

Over one billion people in the world do not have access to clean water. Water-related diseases constitute 80% of sickness and is the leading cause of death all over the world. Therefore Playpumps International has created a mechanism that resembles a playground toy for many third world countries. The Playpump will be installed near schools and can gather about 1,400 liters of water per hour at 16rpm from a depth of 40m.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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