When you don’t have clean water ‘on tap’ you need to pump it up from underground.
This video, presented by Ortis Deley, explains the science behind how a water pump works and why it is important to the lives of people in Bangladesh.
Installing water pumps which enable people to have access to clean water is a good example of Practical Action’s approach to development…working with communities to ensure access to the technology that is essential for life. For other examples of please also take a look at these videos:
Marvellous microbes Illustrating how microbes convert kitchen waste into bio-gas.
Beat the flood Investigating the properties of materials used to build a flood-proof house.
Pump it up!
Abstract: An educational video showing how water pumps are enabling people to have access to clean water in Bangladesh. Hosted by Otis Deley the video contains a mixture of animation and footage.