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UMass Amherst- Student engineers design do-it-yourself water pump for Amazon

Student members of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) here have designed a do-it-yourself water pump for use in a settlement in the Brazilian Amazon and they are teaching the people there how to build the device using locally available materials. The students are now in the process of writing a user manual for the pump and will return to the Amazon next summer to deliver it. More...

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