The Maya-Yaku direct action pump is a version of the Tara pump that is used in Central-America and Bolivia. It is slightly different from Tara regarding the use of materials in certain components, but the changes do not alter the basic principles of the original design.
The simplicity of the design means that it is straightforward to maintain and repair.
- Maximum depth: 14 metres
- Capacity: 40 litres per minute
- Can serve up to: 50 people.
BAUMANN, E. (1993) Bomba de Accion Directa (Maya - Yaku). Especificaciones Rev. 0-1993 , Skat , Rural Water Supply Network , St Gallen, Switzerland