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French translation: pompe jeu, jeu avec pompage

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English term or phrase:play pumps
French translation:pompe jeu, jeu avec pompage
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10:52 Dec 22, 2003
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: play pumps
In 2000, we funded a social entrepreneur in South Africa who had an idea to use roundabouts or "play pumps" as a way to generate potable water in rural areas. He won funding to install 40 "play pumps" in rural South Africa from DM
boisa
Belgium
Local time: 05:23
pompe jeu, jeu avec pompage
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SOUTH AFRICA - Children's roundabout solves the water problem in remote areas.
A group in South Africa has come up with The Play Pump. It is a playground roundabout (to see a picture, visit the site!) that drives conventional borehole pumps, keeping costs and maintenance to an absolute minimum, while entertaining the children. These play pumps have signs carrying HIV/AIDS messages. The pump can make children happy, reduce the workload for women, make a visible step forward in rural water development, and slow down the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Child’s play

A South African company has come up with a new device that reduces the toil of collecting water and uses the energy of children at play as the power supply. Cavorting on a roundabout has always been fun for children and now pure, clean bore hole water can be pumped into storage tanks while the playground roundabout equipment is in use.


The play pump is a specifically designed playground roundabout that pumps ground water from bore holes into sealed holding tanks. It is powered by the energy of the children turning the roundabout, keeping costs and maintenance to an absolute minimum, while entertaining the children. The low maintenance merry-go-round turns as easily as a standard playground fixture.


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Francis MARC
Lithuania
Local time: 06:23
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pompe jeu, jeu avec pompage


Explanation:
illustration sur ce premier site


SOUTH AFRICA - Children's roundabout solves the water problem in remote areas.
A group in South Africa has come up with The Play Pump. It is a playground roundabout (to see a picture, visit the site!) that drives conventional borehole pumps, keeping costs and maintenance to an absolute minimum, while entertaining the children. These play pumps have signs carrying HIV/AIDS messages. The pump can make children happy, reduce the workload for women, make a visible step forward in rural water development, and slow down the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Child’s play

A South African company has come up with a new device that reduces the toil of collecting water and uses the energy of children at play as the power supply. Cavorting on a roundabout has always been fun for children and now pure, clean bore hole water can be pumped into storage tanks while the playground roundabout equipment is in use.


The play pump is a specifically designed playground roundabout that pumps ground water from bore holes into sealed holding tanks. It is powered by the energy of the children turning the roundabout, keeping costs and maintenance to an absolute minimum, while entertaining the children. The low maintenance merry-go-round turns as easily as a standard playground fixture.





    Reference: http://www.tve.org/ho/doc.cfm?aid=535
    Reference: http://www.wateryear2003.org/en/ev.php@URL_ID=2583&URL_DO=DO...
Francis MARC
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Local time: 06:23
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