Tag Archive: water wheels

Jan 03 2014

Ancient water wheels in Fayoum (Egypt) – Video

Source: www.fishconsult.org These wooden water wheels were first introduced to Fayoum by the Ptolemies engineers for lifting water between four and five meters to the irrigation channels of the agronomic projects. These water wheels move water in a very old traditional way. During those old days, certain families specialized in making these water wheels. These historic water wheels do …

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Nov 07 2011

Use of traditional water wheels in lifting water to fish farms in Egypt

Water wheels which were traditionally in use in agriculture are used in the present to lift water required to some fish farms in Egypt and some other countries. Based on water wheels users, it is claimed that water wheels are efficient in lifting water and also more durable with less incidences of breakdowns and operation maintenance. …

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