Water Supply

Hand Pumps

The WOT is owner of a large collection hand pumps which can pump water to the surface. We’ve got metal and wooden pumps, an authentic farmhouse pump, several rope pumps and a EMAS pump. We are also in possession of a 12 meter high pump test rig to examine the durability of a pump. Read more »

Water Ram

A hydraulic ram is a cyclic water pump powered by hydropower. The energy of water with a height difference, like a river, is used to pump small amouts of water tohigh altitudes. This water pump is running without electricity and fuel. Read more »

Water Storage

Sometimes a windmill will provide water while it’s not needed, and sometimes water is required when there is no wind.. Therefore it is often necessary to store water. This can be done with ferro-cement tanks. Read more »

High Pump Test Rig

To test water pumps under realistic conditions the WOT has built a 12 meter high pump test rig. Different types of water pumps can be tested over a long period because an electric motor keeps a rotor in motion.
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