Handpump use: Malawi
The rate of mechanical failure of handpumps in Africa is chronic. Correct operation of handpumps is vital to ensure long-term operation. This short video documents the correct operation of a handpump and was filmed at the facilities of Medic Malawi, Mtunthama, Central Malawi. Hafren Water works with NGOs throughout the developing world, providing technical assistance on waterwells, groundwater resources assessment and training. Please feel free to contact us regarding handpump use, water surveys, advice on waterwell drilling or training requirements.