Hydraulic Ram PumpCentre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N)www.crtnepal.org10 December 2012
Introductiona large flow of water falling through asmall head, to lift a small flow of waterthrough a higher head.The main...
Potential applications• Household water supply and sanitation (Can serve a single houseor a medium size community)• Irriga...
CRT/N and Hydraulic Ram Pump• CRT/N has Implemented 12 Hydrams• 3 units in Ramechhap district with support from SARI/E, US...
Impact of HYDRAMOn hygiene and Sanitation Project: Mahadevsthan Hydram project Implemented on Pipal Bhanjyang HSS 584 ...
Impact of HYDRAMHHs level DWS• Salyantar and Sunaula bazaar DWSprojects• Lifted water to 150m of verticalheight and save ...
Impact of HYDRAM• Micro irrigation• Project: Muralibhanjyang hydrammicro-irrigation project• Facilitated wider range ofveg...
Learning• The complex socio-cultural, geo-political and socio-economicfactors affecting water resources and sanitation man...
Mountain, Irrigation, Water supply and Sanitation– Isolated and scattered villages/households• Water supply investments ar...
End of presentation!Any Questions???
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Hydraulic Ram Pump - Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal

  1. 1. Hydraulic Ram PumpCentre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N)www.crtnepal.org10 December 2012
  2. 2. Introductiona large flow of water falling through asmall head, to lift a small flow of waterthrough a higher head.The main virtue of the hydram is that its only moving partsare two valves, and it is therefore mechanically very simple.• A hydram is an automatic pumpingdevice which uses…
  3. 3. Potential applications• Household water supply and sanitation (Can serve a single houseor a medium size community)• Irrigation (small – medium scale) – more likely for cash crops(vegetables, fruit trees, etc.)•Supporting livelihoods (eg. Cattle rearing, fishponds, lemongrasstea production, etc.)
  4. 4. CRT/N and Hydraulic Ram Pump• CRT/N has Implemented 12 Hydrams• 3 units in Ramechhap district with support from SARI/E, USAID• 4 units in Dhading district with support from Renewable world,UK• 5 units in Far west ( Dadeldhura, Achham, Baitadi and Doti)
  5. 5. Impact of HYDRAMOn hygiene and Sanitation Project: Mahadevsthan Hydram project Implemented on Pipal Bhanjyang HSS 584 students and 16 teachers arebenifited Female student presence rateincreased Health issues is solved School and its surrounding’senvironment is clean and healthy
  6. 6. Impact of HYDRAMHHs level DWS• Salyantar and Sunaula bazaar DWSprojects• Lifted water to 150m of verticalheight and save the time of 60HHs to fetch water• 6 hrs a day per HHs has saved• Reduced drudgery of housewifeand female children• Children can go to school regularly• Improve health and sanitation
  7. 7. Impact of HYDRAM• Micro irrigation• Project: Muralibhanjyang hydrammicro-irrigation project• Facilitated wider range ofvegetable production increasinghousehold incomes• Off season crop are promoted• Reduced the conventional way ofcropping pattern
  8. 8. Learning• The complex socio-cultural, geo-political and socio-economicfactors affecting water resources and sanitation managementin low-income and middle-income society• Community contribution is key factor for sustainable projectrun• MUS project and endues diversified project last for longperiod
  9. 9. Mountain, Irrigation, Water supply and Sanitation– Isolated and scattered villages/households• Water supply investments are high• Access to energy is problematic– availability,– Reliability• Thus electric pump are not a reliable option– High inbound and outbound logistic• Conventional fuels are expensive• Erratic supply of inputs• Spare parts based technology are problematic– Economy is not monetized• Ability to pay cash /Poor in terms of cash availability• Cash flow is not stable and regular– Problem in regular fee payment
  10. 10. End of presentation!Any Questions???

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