Q Drum

Q Drum

To ease the physical burden and reduce the time

Water & Sewerage | South Africa | Access to Clean Water and Sanitation | Natural Resources Conservation

 

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The idea of the Q Drum originated in response to the needs of rural people in Southern Africa who struggle conveying adequate quantities of potable water from a reliable source. A task generally bestowed on the women and children of each community. Many debilitating back neck and spine injuries are a result of women carrying heavy loads on their heads. Generally the load is limited at best to 15litres per container and therefore requires families to make more than one trip to fetch water each day. Q Drum addresses the problem of reducing the load yet increasing volume by rolling water in a cylindrical vessel.

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PO Box 53059
Troyeville
Johannesburg, 2139
South Africa



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Last Update: Dec 14, 2017 2:38 p.m.

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Tweet from Q Drum SA (Pty) Ltd: Get your #DayZero solution from @QDrum_SA - 50 liter, durable water transportation and storage providing the answer… https://t.co/RLfQrbcJGF Posted Tue Jan 30 4:52 am

Tweet from Q Drum SA (Pty) Ltd: Piet Hendrikse, part owner, designer & conceptualizer of the Q Drum, may you rest in rest. Thank you for your contribution to humanity. Posted Fri May 3 5:18 pm

Tweet from Q Drum SA (Pty) Ltd: @petervdl Hello, perhaps you may be interested in the Q Drum concept for akvo? http://t.co/CYQJURXt Posted Thu Aug 23 5:34 am

Tweet from Q Drum SA (Pty) Ltd: "Here in India, many people are struggling with undeveloped water infrastructure . . . people would be delighted if they could use Q Drum." Posted Tue Jul 17 6:07 am

Tweet from Q Drum SA (Pty) Ltd: Sadly Hans Hendrikse, co-inventor of the Q Drum & retired architect passed away on 6 Jul 2012. He was 70 yrs old. http://t.co/rAXvAWpf Posted Thu Jul 12 1:41 am

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