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2004. Accessible Handpump for Campgrounds. 0471 3813. Engineering Field Notes: Volume 36 Issue 2. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Engineering. 2 p.

Describes an accessible handpump for pumping water from shallow wells (less than 60 feet deep) at campgrounds or other areas with wells. The pump was developed by the Missoula Technology and Development Center, and is now available for use in Forest Service campgrounds. This article provides information on where to purchase the handpump. A video demonstration of the accessible handpump is available on the USDA Forest Service internal Web site at http://fsweb.mtdc.wo.fs.fed.us/programs/eng/handpump.htm and on the USDA Forest Service Technology and Development Program Web site at http://www.fs.fed.us/t-d/programs/eng/handpump.htm.

Keywords: accessibility, campground, drinking water, hand pump, handpump, water supply, wells

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