Training on low-cost drilling and handpumps

PRACTICA has given several trainings for members of the NGO platform Voahary Salama in the central and southern part of Madagascar. Part of the trainees were existing well digger teams.

Main topics include rota-sludge drilling and simple handpumps.

Goals

  • Practical training on manual rotary sludge drilling
  • Technical training on key elements of hydro-geology for the creation of water points
  • Practical training on sizing, installation, maintenance and repair of rope pumps and Canzee pumps

Activities

Training on equipment for rota-sludge drilling, technical and practical details on all operations for the well drilling and pump installation.

Budget

11,000 euro

Results

The new drilling teams are able to create proper wells and install a simple handpump on it.

Status
Closed
Period
2008 - 2009
client
partners