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TitleManual well drilling : an alternative for shallow groundwater development for multiple use services (MUS)
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMekonta, L, Boelee, E
Secondary TitleCase studies of multiple use of water in Ethiopia. MUStRAIN case
Pagination11 p. : 7 fig., 2 tab.
Date Published12/2013
Place PublishedThe Hague, the Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordsmanual drilling, rope-and-washer pumps, treadle pumps

As part of the MUStRAIN project in Ethiopia, various approaches to water harvesting, multiple use of water and ecological sanitation have been studied. Here experiences with manual drilling are discussed, originally introduced for irrigation, but increasingly used for domestic purposes as well.


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