Handpumps are still best suited to alleviate the drinking water supply crisis because they are cheap. Moreover, the borehole's or well's surface can easily be sealed (by means of a concrete lid) against foreign substances that might lead to contamination and thus health risks something which cannot be done with "open" waterholes.
2014 , Hans−Helmuth Neher
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