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

Davis & Shirtliff has commenced the installation of a variety 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 complete kits that include the PV modules, pump and all equipment for an entire installation. Power requirements for these pumps are as little as 150W.
เกจวัดแรงดันco2 & Shirtliff Chairman, Mr. Alec Davis stated water entry challenges have been compounded by an over-supply of costly diesel and electrical powered generators and pumps that remain out of reach for the agricultural inhabitants.
“These installations are expensive to purchase, run and maintain and usually are not viable for poorer rural requirements,” said Mr. Davis.
Rural households with capacity to afford a water pumping system however lack entry to residence electrical energy depend on traditional hand pumps given the absence of appropriate alternate options.
UNICEF and the World Health Organization through 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 shut to twenty million Kenyans living mainly in rural areas and the urban slums still depend on unimproved water sources, such as ponds, shallow wells and rivers.
“With the extraordinary improvement of solar know-how over the past decade by means of both value discount and expertise a much better different is now out there – photo voltaic powered pumping methods,” stated Mr. Davis.
ราคาเกจวัดแรงดันน้ำ of this new solution are huge with capital costs of the pumps being decrease than traditional hand pumps and offering completely price and maintenance free operation – systems merely start with the sun and pump all day,” mentioned Mr. Davis.
The normal range solar pumps present outputs from 1 to 12 m3 per day at heads as much as 70 metres with other choices being available. However, for nearly all of hand pump installations decrease heads are extra frequent.
Dayliff has also designed a special tank and tower solution with capacities of up to 3000 litres that are very value efficient, mild and simple to put in with the option of the PV modules mounted on the tower for smaller installations.
“These Dayliff water provide solutions are certainly sport changing in so many ways and will totally remodel lives offering a lot greater reliable water availability for rural communities,” added Mr. Davis.
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