News

Inventor designs hydraulic ram irrigation pump

Published

February 16, 2016

Comments

0

Share

Published:

February 16, 2016

Comments:

0

Share

An innovator from Belgrade, capital of Serbia, created his own environmentally friendly water pump which he says consumes no energy, has no engine and works without electricity. The system is intended for irrigation, Miloš Jakovljević told Tanjug agency, adding only 3% of agricultural land in the country is covered, while advanced states have 68%.

The inventor said the problem is how to direct the water flow. In his words, one of the best solutions are hydraulic ram water pumps. He designed several types – two-stroke systems use water from springs, while large ones, with six strokes, are run by river water.

In Jakovljević’s words, his irrigation systems are especially suitable for the hillside, such as in east and west Serbia. He based the solution after his prototype which is located in Sanski Most in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where for the last 25 years it transports water 185 metres up and 2.5 kilometres away.

Related Articles

dusan zivkovic eps general manager elektroprivreda srbije

Dušan Živković appointed as general manager of Elektroprivreda Srbije

15 June 2024 - The Supervisory Board of the joint stock company Elektroprivreda Srbije has appointed Dušan Živković as the general manager

Rezolv secures EUR 191 million loan for Vifor wind farm in Romania

Rezolv secures EUR 291 million loan for Vifor wind farm in Romania

14 June 2024 - The beneficiary of the loans is First Looks Solutions S.R.L., project subsidiary of Rezolv Energy and Low Carbon

eps transformation plan djerdap 1

Serbia’s power utility EPS adopts Transformation Plan

14 June 2024 - By adopting the Transformation Plan, Serbia has met an important structural benchmark within the framework of the arrangement with the IMF

bulgaria NEK pumped storage hydropower batak dospat

Bulgaria’s NEK gets help to prepare construction of two large pumped storage hydropower plants

14 June 2024 - The pair of new renewable energy sources, named Batak and Dospat, will each add generation capacity of approximately 800 MW