event 15 May 2018 time 13:50 16 May 2018 time 13:50

Solar Water Pumping Seminar for NGOs // Water Solutions for Developing Countries - Building the Next Generation (East Africa)

This event is designed to help NGO and government decision makers, municipal water service providers, engineers, capacity builders and fund raisers to understand more about how solar water pumping solutions are changing the lives of millions of people around the world. The content is a mixture of information sharing, workshop activities and practical demonstrations of what can be achieved.

Lorentz drinking water communities

The workshop and training session is appropriate for both emergency relief and community development focused staff. We will look at topics such as wide area water supply, water payment solutions, sustainable irrigation and scaling projects to reach mass markets.

The workshop is organised by LORENTZ, one of the leading manufacturers of solar-powered water pumps. The content is built on LORENTZ global experience of commercial and aid driven projects.

Where and when

Crowne Plaza
Kenya Road, Upperhill
P.O. Box 25574
00100 Nairobi

15-16 May 2018

This event will also be run in Washington DC (9-10 Apr 2018), near Hamburg/Germany (6-7 June 2018), and Beijing (11-12 Sep 2018).


Day 1

  • Scene setting, global market drivers
  • Introduction to the new opportunities that solar water pumping brings to development.
  • Payment models for water
  • Protection of natural resources
  • Case studies and experience sharing

Day 2

  • Planning solar water pumping systems. This will include system design, sizing, site planning and building for the future.
  • Understanding how hybrid power can play an important role in meeting water needs.
  • Utility payment models for water
  • How remote monitoring and management can reduce costs, improve reliability and improve fund raising.

More Information and Registration

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