Pumpmakers contributes to reducing water shortages and poverty worldwide. We provide people with their own access to safe, clean drinking water – even in the remotest corners of the world – a worldwide network of fellow Pumpmakers, AND we assist all those wanting to use our solar pump systems for their business with installation plans & videos and an online shop.
Pumpmakers Solar Pumps – Innovative – Economical
To tackle the global water crisis, the award-winning Austrian solar company PM Pumpmakers GmbH has developed the world’s most innovative solar pump systems, using the latest technology, european quality and a patented concept.
Whether you choose the world’s first, easy-to-use DIY Solar Pump or an entire PM Solar Pump System to supply water to urban or rural communities, irrigate crops, breed livestock or run a fish farm, Pumpmakers provide everything you need, including numerous benefits.
With the power of the sun, Pumpmakers Solar Pumps..
- provide sustainable, cost-effective and flexible alternatives for a steady supply of water
- effectively pump water out of water wells:
- up to a depth of 100m/300ft with a delivery rate of up to 18,000 liters per day
(DIY Solar Pump)
- beyond a depth of 350m / 1,150ft with a delivery rate of more than 50,000 liters per hour
(PM Solar Pump System)
- operate up to 10 hours a day
- incur no running costs
- amortize in 2 years at the latest
- require hardly any maintenance (high-quality materials make this possible)
- are affordable and can be installed all over the world to foster local economic development
- can easily be assembled locally, using local skills and parts
- replace already existing generator-driven water pumps, hand pumps, submersible water pumps and windmill water pumps.
Besides that, the DIY Solar Pump..
- allows water to be pumped at night, using the optional hand pump
- is salt water resistant to avoid corrosion
Pumpmakers Platform – Globally Connected
Our Pumpmakers platform is a virtual marketplace that connects and supports people all over the world to help themselves by providing quick and easy access to safe, clean drinking water.
Individuals, local companies, NGOs, volunteers and supporters can join our global network and receive free information to implement and manage water supply projects with Pumpmakers Solar Pumps.
- Everyone can become a pumpmaker by simply downloading the installation plans and videos available in the Toolbox.
- Individuals can support each other and pinpoint already existing water wells as well as regions that still lack a steady supply of water, on our World Map and TV Channel as well as in their own Profile.
- Entrepreneurs and companies have the opportunity to use our business concept to start their own Pumpmakers business.
- Pumpmakers businesses, water well construction companies and NGOs can present their work and projects in their own Profile, on our World Map and TV Channel.
Present your community or organization to a much larger global community, find local pumpmakers, point out regions in need of water, build and sell Pumpmakers Solar Pumps via our global network:
Get involved, share your views and exchange experiences to help reduce the worldwide water shortage and poverty.
Join our global social network and use the World Map to connect with fellow pumpmakers, NGOs, organizations, companies, press, supporters or like-minded people all over the world.
Become a Pumpmaker
Simply follow our DIY instructions and use the installation plans and videos to build a solar pump – for yourself and others.
Use our shop to buy the complete solar pump systems and other products you may need.
Start a Business
Is Sustainability more than just a buzzword for you?
You are eager to help people help themselves?
Then our business concept is the right choice for you. It assists you each step of the way to start your own business. It even suggests suitable microfinance opportunities.
Pumpmakers provides all the support you need to build, install and distribute Pumpmakers Solar Pumps.
If you have a specific question, you can contact our support directly or ask the global community. It’s a great source of information.
Clean Drinking Water for Cameroon
Pumpmakers solar pumps have been supplying the remote village Ndoki near Douala in Cameroon since April 2016.
With a capacity of up to 15,000 liters of water being pumped out from a depth of 50m each day, the system has opened the door to a brighter future for some 5,000 local people.
DIY Solar Pump – Live View
This DIY Solar Pump has been in operation since May 2010 – requiring no maintenance at all. In the past 6 years, it has reliably pumped more than 41,570,000 liters of water.
Update every 15 minutes – press F5 or click the refresh button to get the latest view.
Our water well pumps and solar pump systems can be used worldwide
In Africa there are numerous drilling companies, organisations, entrepreneurs, NGOs, volunteers and organizations for water well drilling, well design and well construction as well as for the installation of solar pumps, hand pumps, water pumps, water towers, irrigation systems, water well pumps or water supply systems to pump drinking water from wells in: Algeria, Algiers, Angola, Luanda, Benin, Porto-Novo, Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, Botswana, Gaborone, Burundi, Bujumbura, Cabo Verde, Praia, Cameroon, Yaoundé, Douala, Central African Republic, Bangui, Chad, N'Djamena, Comoros, Moroni, Congo, Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Mbuji-Mayi, Kolwezi, Djibouti, Djibouti City, Egypt, Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Subra al-Haymah, Eritrea, Asmara, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Equatorial Guinea, Malabo, Gabon, Libreville, Gambia, Banjul, Ghana, Accra, Guinea, Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, Bissau, Ivory Coast, Yamoussoukro, Abidjan, Kenya, Nairobi, Lesotho, Maseru, Liberia, Monrovia, Libya, Tripoli, Madagascar, Antananarivo, Malawi, Lilongwe, Mali, Bamako, Mauritania, Nouakchott, Mauritius, Port Louis, Morocco, Rabat, Casablanca, Fez, Mozambique, Maputo, Namibia, Windhoek, Niger, Niamey, Nigeria, Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Maiduguri, Zaria, Saharawi, Sao Tome and Principe, São Tomé, Senegal, Dakar, Seychelles, Victoria, Sierra Leone, Freetown, Somalia, Mogadishu, South Africa, Pretoria, Johannesburg , Cape Town, Durban, Soweto, Port Elizabeth, South Sudan, Juba, Sudan, Khartoumn, Omdurman, Swaziland, Mbabane, Rwanda, Kigali, Tanzania, Dodoma, Dar es Salaam, Togo, Lomé, Tunisia, Tunis, Uganda, Kampala, Western Sahara, Zambia, Lusaka, Zimbabwe, Harare, Bulawayo, North Africa, West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa.
In Europe there are numerous organisations, drilling companies, entrepreneurs, NGOs, volunteers and organizations for water well drilling, well design and well construction as well as for the installation of hand pumps, solar pumps, water pumps, water towers, irrigation systems, water well pumps or water supply systems to pump drinking water from wells in: Albania, Tirana, Andorra, Andorra la Vella, Austria, Vienna, Belarus, Minsk, Belgium, Brussels, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bulgaria, Sofia, Croatia, Zagreb, Cyprus, Nicosia, Czech Republic, Prague, Denmark, Copenhagen, Estonia, Tallinn, Finland, Helsinki, France, Paris, Germany, Berlin, Greece, Athens, Hungary, Budapest, Iceland, Reykjavík, Ireland, Dublin, Italy, Rome, Latvia, Riga, Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Lithuania, Vilnius, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Skopje, Malta, Valletta, Moldova, Chișinău, Monaco, Montenegro, Podgorica, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Norway, Oslo, Poland, Warsaw, Portugal, Lisbon, Romania, Bucharest, Russia, Moscow, San Marino, Serbia, Belgrade, Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovenia, Ljubljana, Spain, Madrid, Sweden, Stockholm, Switzerland, Bern, Turkey, Ankara, Ukraine, Kiev, United Kingdom, Great Britain, London and Vatican City.
In South America there are numerous entrepreneurs, drilling companies, organisations, NGOs, volunteers and organizations for water well drilling, well design and well construction as well as for the installation of solar pumps, water pumps, hand pumps, water towers, irrigation systems, water well pumps or water supply systems to pump drinking water from wells in: Argentina, Buenos Aires, Bolivia, La Paz, Brazil, Brasilia, Chile, Santiago, Colombia, Bogotá, Ecuador, Quito, Guyana, Georgetown, Paraguay, Asunción, Peru, Lima, Suriname, Paramaribo, Uruguay, Montevideo, Venezuela and Caracas.
In Asia there are numerous NGOs, drilling companies, organisations, entrepreneurs, volunteers and organizations for water well drilling, well design and well construction as well as for the installation of solar pumps, hand pumps, water towers, water pumps, irrigation systems, water well pumps or water supply systems to pump drinking water from wells in: Afghanistan, Kabul, Armenia, Yerevan, Azerbaijan, Baku, Bahrain, Manama, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bhutan, Thimphu, Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan, China, Beijing, India, New Delhi, Indonesia, Jakarta, Iraq, Baghdad, Iran, Tehran, Israel, Jerusalem, Japan, Tokyo, Yemen, Sana'a, Jordan, Amman, Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Kazakhstan, Astana, Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, Kuwait, Kuwait City, Laos, Vientiane, Lebanon, Beirut, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Maldives, Malé, Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw, Nepal, Kathmandu, North Korea, Pyongyang, Oman, Muscat, East Timor, Dili, Pakistan, Islamabad, Philippines, Manila, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, South Korea, Seoul, Syria, Damascus, Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangkok, Turkey, Ankara, Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Usbekistan, Tashkent, United Arabian Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Vietnam, Hanoi, Philippines, Manila, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Georgia, Tbilisi and South East Asia.
North and Central America
In North and Central America there are numerous drilling companies, entrepreneurs, organisations, NGOs, volunteers and organizations for water well drilling, well design and well construction as well as for the installation of solar pumps, water pumps, hand pumps, water towers, irrigation systems, water well pumps or water supply systems to pump drinking water from wells in: Alabama, Montgomery, Alaska, Juneau, Arizona, Phoenix, Arkansas, Little Rock, California, Sacramento, Colorado, Denver, Connecticut, Hartford, Delaware, Dover, Florida, Tallahassee, Georgia, Atlanta, Hawaii, Honolulu, Idaho, Boise, Illinois, Springfield, Indiana, Indianapolis, Iowa, Des Moines, Kansas, Topeka, Kentucky, Frankfort, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Maine, Augusta, Maryland, Annapolis, Massachusetts, Boston, Michigan, Lansing, Minnesota, Saint Paul, Mississippi, Jackson, Missouri, Jefferson City, Montana, Helena, Nebraska, Lincoln, Nevada, Carson City, New Hampshire, Concord, New Jersey, Trenton, New Mexico, Santa Fe, New York, Albany, North Carolina, Raleigh, North Dakota, Bismarck, Ohio, Columbus, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oregon, Salem, Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Rhode Island, Providence, South Carolina, Columbia, South Dakota, Pierre, Tennessee, Nashville, Texas, Austin, Utah, Salt Lake City, Vermont, Montpelier, Virginia, Richmond, Washington, Olympia, West Virginia, Charleston, Wisconsin, Madison, Wyoming, Cheyenne, North America, Antigua and Barbuda, St. John's, Belize, Belmopan, Costa Rica, San José, Cuba, Havana, Dominica, Roseau, Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, El Salvador, San Salvador, Grenada, St. George's, Guatemala, Guatemala City, Jamaica, Kingston, Mexico, Mexico City, Nicaragua, Managua, Panama, Panama City, Saint Lucia, Castries, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Kingstown, Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Honduras and Tegucigalpa.
Australia and Oceania
In Australia and Oceania there are numerous organisations, entrepreneurs, drilling companies, NGOs, volunteers and organizations for water well drilling, well design and well construction as well as for the installation of solar pumps, hand pumps, water pumps, irrigation systems, water towers, water well pumps or water supply systems to pump drinking water from wells in: New South Wales, Sydney, Northern Territory, Darwin, Queensland, Brisbane, South Australia, Adelaide, Tasmania, Hobart, Victoria, Melbourne, Western Australia, Perth, Canberra, Fiji, Suva, Kiribati, Tarawa, Marshall Islands, Majuro, Micronesia, Palikir, Nauru, New Zealand, Wellington, Palau, Ngerulmud, Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Samoa, Apia, Solomon Islands, Honiara, Tonga, Nukuʻalofa, Tuvalu, Funafuti, Vanuatu, Port Vila, Wallis and Futuna.