Blake Hydram Hydraulic Ram Pump


The Blake Hydram Hydraulic Ram Pump is used to lift water that is flowing down without external power.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Blake Hydram is a hydraulic ram pump manufactured by Allspeeds in the UK. The Blake Hydram uses the force of the water flowing down the “drive pipe” to lift water to a maximum height above the Hydram of 150 meters without any external source of power. The pump can operate continuously for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hydrams’ are available in a range of sizes from No.1 to No.8.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The manufacturer, Allspeeds, is based in Accrington, UK and distributes the product in Africa.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

2189 – 7245 USD (1,745 – 5,775 GBP) Converted June 2020

Prices specified for models no.1 to no.4. Larger sizes are priced based on application.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Alternative ram pumps include the  AIDFI Ram Pump and the Papa Pump.

Alternative pumping options include: Gravity Pumps, Handpumps, Animal Driven Pump, Solar Pump, Wind Pump, Treadle Pump, Rope Pump

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 2: Zero hunger

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

This product targets suitable clean water, to provide supplies to remote houses or communities, allow irrigation of inaccessible areas and maintain feed water for stock in areas at a distance from water sources.

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