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  • India's first river interlinking project inuaguratedBJP leader LK Advani inuagurated the first phase of the Narmada-Kshipra river interlinking project in Ujjaini village near Indore. The 432 crore project will lift water from the Narmada with pumps upto a height of 350 metres from a distance of 50 k...
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  • Hi, We have dug a borewell 270 ft deep in a school building. The water level of the borewell is 100 ft. We want to install a motor which has the capacity to pump water from 240-250 ft deep, then transfer the water to the other corner of the building 200 ft away and then further lift the water to ...
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  • I would like to do drip irrigation for 3 acres of coconut farm, which do not have a electricity supply. Currently, I have 250 ft borewell with atleast 100 ft of water level. The water from the borewell is pumped using diesel engine- air compressor pump. Diesel engine is water cooled and hence...
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  • Hi all, We had drilled two borewells about a year back in our layout (300+ houses). But, we didn't use it till now. We want help in terms of : 1. Testing the water quality 2. Arriving pump capacity required for these bore wells (600 ft & 900 ft) 3. Connecting these borewells to our existing ...
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  • Hi, we have a 15 acre of coconut plantation. Our borewell depth is 1000 ft and width 6". Please advise on the drip irrigation method to use. Also, suggest the model and stage of the motor that can be used, along with price.
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  • Hi, I had dug a borewell inside my house in Bangalore, with the total depth of 900 ft. Water level is at 250 ft but there are four gaps in the borewell at 179 ft, 380 ft, 760 ft and 790 ft. Also, there is so much mud in the borewell. Please advise which motor, pump and pipe should be used.
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  • Hi, We have drilled a borewell 425 ft deep, which has pebbles at the depth of 80 ft. The water yield is good. We want to install the submerged motor but the borewell company says it is not advisable to go for a submerged motor as pebbles showed up at 80 ft. Diameter of our borewell is 4.5 inches ...
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  • Maharashtra village reclaim rights on submerged forestKorku tribals in Amravathi district lost their agricultural and forest land to a dam in 2005-06; reclaim fishing and management rights over part of the reservoir under Forest Rights Act'Rajasthan getting only 1% of its share in Yamuna water'Chief...
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  • MP interlinks Narmada with KshipraThe 432 crore project includes lifting water from the Narmada with pumps upto a height of 350 metres from a distance of 50 km and bringing it to the origin of Kshipra river. Project targetted to benefit 3,000 villages and 70 towns of the Malwa region in Madhya Prade...
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  • Who needs farming for food?The number of people opting for agriculture in rural areas has dipped by 11% in the last decade, says a study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).SC says no to complete filling of Tehri reservoirPetitioners argued that the...
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  • Hello, Could you please suggest me the best brand of submersible pump for domestic use. Thanks, Manish
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  • Our borewell is 840 ft deep with the first water source at 480 ft depth and second at 830 ft 2 inch depth. While scanning we found mud filled at 810 feet onwards and water level stored till 630 ft. Please suggest ways to clean the mud ? How much will the cleaning cost? Will cleaning the borewell ...
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  • Hi,I am Vishal. I have digged a 320 ft. deep boring in city area in cottonpet, Bangalore. It is a 75 ft. slow bore for upto 320 ft. A slating pipe of nandi brand with 4 gauge was inserted. 4 months after the borewell was dug we tried to insert a 2hp motor at 220 ft. depth which got stuck due to soil...
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  • Hello,I have dug a borewell 320feet deep. Slating pipe, 4 gauge was inserted. 4 months later we tried inserting a 2hp motor at 220 feet  which got stuck due to sand filling in the bore. We somehow removed the motor and tried inserting it back. But it has now gor stuck at 140 feet depth and cann...
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  • HiRecently the submersible pump I was using in the borewell stopped working. I was not able to remove the pump due to boulders. So the pump was detached and left in the borewell. The total depth of the borewell is 500 feet with water source at 470 feet. The diameter of the borewell is almost 6 ...
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  • Hello,I have a borewell in Kuppam area in Andra Pradesh which is 650 feet deep and 6.5 inches wide. Currently I have a 7.5 HP pump installed at 360 feet. I get 1 to 1.5 inches water continuously even if the motor runs for 6 hours. Is there a way to increase the water discharge? Even though there was...
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  • My bore well is 600 feet deep and the water level is below 400 feet. We have single phase power supply. Can a submersible pump draw water with single phase power? If so please suggest what capacity and which make pump would be suitable. Regards, Kishore wjacobkishore@gmail.com
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  • Need costing details of 10 Hp submersible pump
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  • Hi, We would like to know the capacity of the motor that is to be used to pump 2 inch water from 850 feet depth and supply it through a 3 inch dia, 2 km long pipeline. Can somebody please guide me. Thanks in advance.
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  • Hello,In Mangalore at my farm, I have a borewell, 450 ft deep,which is 8 years old (water struck at 350ft) with uninterrupted flow 24x7 through out these years with one HP single phase pump operating at a depth of 100 ft, pumping water @1.5 inches to a water tank 100 ft above the ground. I also ...
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Pettugodalu is a small village in Hukumpeta, a tribal mandal of Visakhapatnam District with 150 members. The village has 30 acres of the land, 100% dependent on rainfall. There is a stream passing at 200 feet distance to the land and at a depth of 70 feet where from June to January, water flows at 3 feet height. The villagers are ready to give half of acre of land for storing the water. But, the issue is that all the villagers are wage seekers, and cannot invest from their pockets. The panchayat has come forward to invest 10,000 rupees to bring the water to these 30 acres.

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I AM NOW HAVING A COMPRESSOR MOTOR FOR MY BOREWELL. 1 HP MOTOR & 1.5 HP COMPRESSOR. IT TAKES , OF LATE, A VERY LONG TIME ABOUT 4 HOURS TO FILL THE TANK. 6 FT X 6 FT X 5 FT . MY VILLAGE IS VAIYAMPATTI IN MANAPPARAI TALUK , TIRUCHIRAPPALLI DISTRICT, TAMILNADU. A DRY PLACE. NO RIVERS . NO LAKES. RAIN SHORT FALL. WATER IS AT 340 FT AND APPROXIMATELY 5 FT WATER IS THERE. (340 TO 345) . CAN I GO FOR A SUBMERSIBLE MOTOR? PLEASE ADVISE WHETHER TO GO FOR A SUBMERSIBLE MOTOR OR FIX A COMPRESSOR MOTOR WITH INCREASED HP. PLEASE SUGGEST THE HP FOR THE MOTOR YOU SUGGEST. 

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I have a borewell dug till 300 feet. Suddenly last week, water stopped pumping out from the borewell. When I switched on the motor and when the ampere reading showed 15A, water was being pumped out. Now from last week when I switch on the motor the ampere reading is showing 20A volt meter is showing 220V constantly, and water is not being pumped out. I checked whether there is water in the borewell, by putting camera inside it, and saw there was sufficient water. What does this signify?

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What are solar water pumps? What are their advantages over traditional water pumps? Here are the answers to all your questions on solar water pumps.

This is a simple guide that answers some of the most popular questions related to solar water pumps. This list of Q&A will help you understand what they are and their growing importance these days. Please click on a question for detailed information.

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1) Existing borewell of 9 years old, depth 450 ft. 2) Due to slush / mud borwell was cleaned and as suggested filter pipes installed upto 440 ft. 3) Then we lowered a pump and motor with new HDPE 1 1/2 hose pipe. motor / pump all new. 4) Already two pumps got struck and I had to blast the then existing HDPE pipe to lift the hose. 5) Casing pipe of 6 inches upto 170 ft. 6) 4 inch Filter pipe upto 440 ft. 7) New HDPE pipe upto 400 ft lowered and motor / pump below. Now motor is stuck and not working. 8) Checked with camera and water is there and slush is covering the motor / pump.

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We are a housing society spread over 6 acres. We use a 5 HP motor pump to supply water from underground tank through 2" PVC pipe over a length of 1000 meters. We are not getting sufficient pressure of water even after 500 meters. Is the motor capacity insufficient?

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A women led initiative ensures access to water in Punawli Kalan village of Jhansi

This story is of Punawli Kalan village in Uttar Pradesh, where a community with the support of a women-led federation, solved its water woes by developing a community-owned water supply system.

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We recently had a 4.5 inch diameter boring in our house for domestic use. The technician dug the borewell upto a depth of 230 feet, after which he said boring can not be carried out further.About 1 inch of water supply was found at a depth of 150 feet. The casing i.e the pipe which is provided upto the rocks, is of 77 feet in length and 4.5 inches in diameter. We have to install a 1000 litre tank on the roof top which is 15 feet from the ground level and about 15 meters away from the borewell.

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I have installed a 15 HP submersible pump (CRI) in my farm in Southern Tamil Nadu. This pump is installed in a 380 feet borewell that has an average yield of 3000 to 3600 litres per hour. The 15 HP pump was installed on basis of a wrong advice provided by the pump dealer as I was looking at installing rain gun and a rain gun required significant pressure. In hindsight a 5 or a 7.5 HP pump should have served the purpose

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I have dug a bore well around 400 feet deep, that is 6" wide, and I also have a 7.5 HP submersible motor. My motor works in 3 phase supply, now i have to put 2 phase to it. Is it possible to run the motor in 2 phase? Will this cause any problems for the motor? If so, are there any solutions?

Venkatesh CN

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