This paper provides a “rule of thumb” for estimating
the inflow of water into dambos and presents a simple
method for estimating an upper limit to the number of
treadle pumps that can safely be used on a dambo.
- Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
- Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)
Published inWEDC Conference
CitationMCCARTNEY, M.P. ... et al, 2001. Water abstraction from dambos using treadle pumps. IN: Scott, R. (ed). People and systems for water, sanitation and health: Proceedings of the 27th WEDC International Conference, Lusaka, Zambia, 20-24 August 2001, pp. 465-468.
Publisher© WEDC, Loughborough University
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NotesThis is a conference paper.