Magic puddin’ pump pumps water 24/7 without electricity


It’s magic.


It pumps water up to 200 metres above itself without electricity.

Video Glockemann pump

It uses the energy of flowing water to pump the water.

I’ve stood in a very slow flowing creek at the bottom of a valley and seen it pump water up 65 metres to a rain tank at the top of the hill. It doesn’t pump fast but continuously.

Wonderful design, wonderful ‘eyes’ in the designer for the gifts Earth has for us if we will look for them.

Don’t you love good design?



4 Responses to “Magic puddin’ pump pumps water 24/7 without electricity”
  1. Laura Jones says:

    What an amazing idea. So many potential uses…

  2. Alison says:

    I just saw a presentation from Unicef on these sorts of pumps, they are raising money to install more of them in Vanuatu, very cool project

  3. Duane Norris says:

    Every PLANT is a solar operated water pump doing exactly the same thing pushing water moving through the soil regolith and cooling the local atmosphere by evapotranspiration.

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