This collection of homemade low tech spiral water wheel options can give homesteaders ways to use rivers, streams and creeks natural flow to pump water upwards towards garden plots, Aquaponic system, water storage tanks and for creating energy.
It’s dead simple to build and basically consists of a spiral of black irrigation pipe and some fittings. That’s the beauty of the system. YOU determine the pumping distance and head.
According to the article, “…..the coiled pipe needs to be about three times as long as the height it is being pumped to. That’s a 3:1 ratio.”
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