How to make a rope-and-washer pump


The manual provides a detailed description of the materials required and the processes involved in making the rope and washer pump.

The manual describes the principle of operation of the pump. The tools and materials required to construct a pump are then detailed. The process of making the pump is then described including step by step instruction and diagrams for easy visualisation. Brief guidance is given on assembling the pump in the appropriate bankside location for optimum operation.

Guidance is also provided on assembling the pump to lift water from a shallow vertical well.


ITDG Publishing, £7.95, ISBN 1853390224, 32 pp.

How to make a rope-and-washer pump

Published 1 January 1990