Wind pumps - links

This page contains information links rather than commercial links. For courses, products & services, see the icons to the right. If you'd like to suggest a commercial link, see our network page.

FAO lots of detail on pumping and moving water using wind power
Instructables DIY wind-powered water pump
National Renewable Energy Laboratory report on the potential for renewable energy for pumping water in rural areas of poorer countries
Practical Action technical briefing on wind pumps from the Practical Action group
Rope pumps alternative type of pump, that can be powered by wind, used mainly in developing coutries
Spanish Water Works moving water around in arid regions of Spain, including with the wind
Wikipedia windpump
WikiWater wind-powered pumps


There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

Sign up to our newsletter

Facebook icon Twitter icon Youtube icon

All rights reserved © lowimpact 2023