Types of water projects


What is a well

A well is a hole far in to ground to get water

There are 3 types of wells:

Hand dug well: A hand dug well is a large hole in the ground that has clean water in it,

Motor pumped well: A motor pumped well is a long tube in the ground that is about 900 feet down to get water with a motor pumping the water out,

Hand pumped well: A hand pump well is a long tube in the ground to get to the water and with a hand pump to pump out the water

rain catchment

rain catchment is a big tank beside a house catching water that runs off the house

well repair

Its better to repair a well because all the tubes in the ground are already there


a weir is a small dam to hold back lots of water so that people can drink it