Re: human powered water lifter?
- Hi Bev,
We also have the same problem with our small demonstration farm on
natural farming here (Ormoc City, Philippines). We have heard of a
ram pump years ago, though. So, my husband is trying to put up a ram
pump to get water below to come up to about 70 meters above where the
Hope this helps. you can google "ram pump". There's a lot in you
--- In email@example.com, "greengardenvienna" <bev@...>
> Hello all,
> I've been trying to find information on a type of human-powered
> lifter that was developed in China: a "dragon spine". Apparently itI
> is good for getting water both up and across, which is the situation
> Our one-acre property is bounded on one side by a sandy-bottomed
> that varies greatly in depth and speed of flow. During the springa
> melt and runoff, the creek can be 7 meters deep and very wide-- only
> few feet from the high-water plateau. In the late summer or duringa
> summer drought, it can be knee-deep.72157613319841070/
> So you can see the challenge we have in finding a way to lift water
> for use in the garden.
> Here's a photo of the creek at full flow:
> Here's the shallow summer time level:
> Can anyone provide suggestions or information sources?
> Thanks in advance,