Field Sink


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Solution Overview & Benefits

The Field Sink is a foot pump operated wash station that brings running water to remote locations. A foot pump transfers clean water from a lower bucket to a spout above for hand washing. The wash water is collected in a basin, drained and stored in a gray water bucket receptacle.

When all fresh water has been transferred to the gray water bucket, the gray water can then be emptied. The Field Sink can be made using locally-sourced materials. Step-by-step instructions can be found the on the solution provider website.

History & Development

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Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Worldwide
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: Yes

Additional Information

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