DIY ProjectsDIY Centrifugal Water Pump From Repurposed Items

DIY Centrifugal Water Pump From Repurposed Items

Learn how to build a centrifugal water pump out of a repurposed hard drive. Items Moving water from one place to another is one of the most important parts of any successful homestead or farm operation. Whether is for irrigating crops, supplying the home, watering livestock or even for removing water from areas that you don’t want the water to be. Having a pump to move the water is a necessity and having the correct pump for the job is paramount. This DIY project will be introducing the reader to a typical centrifugal pump and a way to build one.

DIY Centrifugal Water Pump From Repurposed Items

This Do It Yourself project was posted by Trevor English on Interesting Engineering as he shared a video from Navin Khambhala. In it you will see him build the pump using old, discarded stuff. It is presented in a way that is very easy to understand and can be completed in an afternoon. This would be a great project to do with kids to teach them about centrifugal pumps and the idea of repurposing rather than trashing.

Benefits of reading and following the DIY Centrifugal Pump

The pump can be very useful for a number of reasons around home
The video shows a complete list of all of the materials, supplies and tools needed to get started.
It also shows a complete, step by step instruction guide on how to build it.
The video is presented in an easy follow way and can be viewed anywhere you have Internet access.


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Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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