Davis & Shirtliff installs solar-powered water pumps in rural Kenya

Davis & Shirtliff has commenced the installation of a range of solar-powered water pumps in rural Kenya to connect poor households with reliable water supply.
The low-powered solar pumps dubbed, Dayliff Sunflo, are available full kits that include the PV modules, pump and all equipment for an entire installation. Power requirements for these pumps are as low as 150W.
Davis & Shirtliff Chairman, Mr. Alec Davis stated water entry challenges have been compounded by an over-supply of expensive diesel and electric powered generators and pumps that remain out of reach for the agricultural inhabitants.
เกจวัดอาร์กอน are costly to purchase, run and keep and are not viable for poorer rural necessities,” said Mr. Davis.
Rural households with ability to afford a water pumping system but lack entry to residence electricity depend on traditional hand pumps given the absence of appropriate alternate options.
UNICEF and the World Health Organization by way of a 2017 Joint monitoring Programme on water and sanitation reported forty per cent of the country’s households lack entry to water.
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It means close to 20 million Kenyans dwelling mainly in rural areas and the city slums still depend on unimproved water sources, similar to ponds, shallow wells and rivers.
“With the extraordinary development of photo voltaic technology over the previous decade by method of both price reduction and technology a a lot better different is now available – solar powered pumping systems,” said Mr. Davis.
“Benefits of this new solution are big with capital prices of the pumps being lower than conventional hand pumps and providing completely price and maintenance free operation – systems merely start with the solar and pump all day,” mentioned Mr. Davis.
เกจ์วัดแรงดันลม provide outputs from 1 to 12 m3 per day at heads up to 70 metres with other options being obtainable. However, for the majority of hand pump installations lower heads are more frequent.
Dayliff has also designed a particular tank and tower answer with capacities of as a lot as 3000 litres which are very value efficient, light and simple to put in with the option of the PV modules mounted on the tower for smaller installations.
“These Dayliff water provide options are actually recreation altering in so many ways and can totally rework lives providing a lot larger dependable water availability for rural communities,” added Mr. Davis.

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