Author
Jespersen, C. B.

Year of Publishing
1994

Publisher
Water Department/Danida

Institution
Karonga Lakeshore Integrated Rural Groundwater Project

The Karonga VLOM Field Experience with Afridev Deepwell Handpumps April 1991 to March 1994

Description:

The project has imported four lots of pumps containing a total of 295 units. AlI were imported according to SKAT specifications.

In January 1994 monitoring it was found that:
- At any given time 95% of water are in function
- Pump committees function and Pump Attendant maintain pumps and can do all repairs. Spare parts are purchased.
- A privatised spare parts distribution system based on 15 village shops and two wholesale outlets is meeting the demand for spares.


Bibliographical Information:

Jespersen, C. B. (1994) The Karonga VLOM. Field Experience with Afridev Deepwell Handpumps April 1991 to March 1994 , Karonga Lakeshore Integrated Rural Groundwater Project , Water Department/Danida , Lilongwe, Malawi


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