12553pumping for water
- Apr 15, 2014Most wind turbines in the world are still for pumping water. Here, our water table is 700 - 900 feet below ground. Some people say there's no point in having a well since the electricity to pump the water costs as much as your water bill would cost. I'm still hoping maybe someone with a humping idea would find a way to get it to do some pumping. It seems like, if you have a reciprocating application, that would the best place to employ a reciprocating working surface, since you could then bypass Rube Goldberg/Dr.Seuss and just connect the load and go for it.
Think about it: eliminate the cranks, flywheels, generator, possible inverter, possible batteries, electric lines, switches, and pump motor, and just tie a knot or tighten a cable-clamp instead. Seems like there should be existing farm wells available that need pumping.
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