Technologies of CSIR
  Detail :
HAND PUMP ATTACHABLE IRON REMOVAL PLANT
Product : Design and construction of plant for removal of excess iron from ground water to get safe drinking water.
Application : Attachment to India Mark II or equivalent hand pump with an average discharge of 1 m3/hr.
Feature : The plant comprises of three chambers. Hand pumped water is sprayed into oxidation chamber. The aerated water flows over baffle plates to the flocculation chamber and then to the sedimentation chamber. The settled water passes through plate settlers to the filter. The filtered water is drawn through tap after chlorination.
Commercialisation : Commercialised.
Economy : To serve a population of 250 @ 10 L per capita and 10 hr operation daily.To serve a population of 250 @ 10 L per capita and 10 hr operation daily.
Investment : Rs. 0.30 lakh per unit.
Equipment : FC/RCC, PVC pipes & fixtures, pebbles 20-30 mm, filter sand 0.8-1.0 mm, chlorine solution.
Raw materials : Ground water.
Institute : Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute.

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