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Push Tap Design (Chhattisgarh)

Design 5: Push Tap Design (Chhattisgarh)

This unit is suitable for institutions and homes where visitors are limited. This unit can be used where running water/ piped connections are not available, however a workable system for filling the tanks is required. Even an unskilled worker/ user can build such unit. The push tap type unit will need extra care to ensure cleanliness of the tap.

Materials Needed:

  • Water can
  • Wooden frame
  • Pureit tap
  • Bobine (used in sewing machine)
  • Breast cupping
  • Spring
  • Pipe
  • Wooden Pedal
  • Pipe to connect water can to the pureit tap and drainage pipe from water basin to the collecting point (Chillum)
  • 1 packet nails (Khilla in hindi)
  • Wash basin(Ghamela/Tagadi)
  • Rope
  • M-Seal white
  • Packing tape
  • Nipple elbow
  • Labor charge
  • Bamboo stand (Bass)
Product type
  • Locally produced design (decentralized-local)
  • Households
  • Institutions
  • Mobile
  • Children
Water connection
  • Tank
  • 1 tap
  • Foot operated
Price range
  • $$ (Med-Low 10-50)


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