Testing Handpumps

Handpumps are still best suited to alleviate the drinking water supply crisis because they are cheap. Moreover, the borehole's or well's surface can easily be sealed (by means of a concrete lid) against foreign substances that might lead to contamination and thus health risks something which cannot be done with "open" waterholes.

Collections Practical Answers United Kingdom Water and Sanitation Water Pumping and Lifting
Issue Date 2014
Format Fact Sheet
Rights Holders Practical Action