Flood-Resistant Handpumps That Rise Automatically

Name : Kripesh Swain & Kumar Biswajeetkripeshswainpho-copy

District & State :  Bhubaneswar, Orissa

Category : Engineering

Award :   upto class 8th

Award Function :   IGNITE 2012 Awards

Award Year : 2012

Innovation Description

b-surveshinn-copyGenerally in flood prone areas, wells and hand pumps become unusable as muddy water gushes. Kripesh and Biswajeet suggest a hand pump whose upper portion may rise with the increase in the level of flood water, thus ensuring that it remains usable.


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