Hydroflux being a specialist sustainable water and wastewater group, know only too well the enormously complex task that faces us all in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.
We also recognise that sometimes what is needed is not just engineering and science but dedication and tenacity.
In conversation around the office kitchen we recently became aware of the truly remarkable achievements of a staff members relative, Mr Kenneth McLeod who played a pivotal role in the development of the India MK II hand pump.
The India MK II hand pump is the most widely used well hand pump in the world with over 5 million installed worldwide by the 1990’s and is still the most commonly used hand pump today supplying 100’s of millions of people essential water daily. Unfortunately Kenneth passed away early last year, but his remarkable story of dedication and tenacity can be read here.
Left: The India MK II hand pump installed in a remote village. Right: Mr Kenneth McLeod.
About the Hydroflux Group
The Hydroflux Group comprises eleven companies based in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the UK, providing specialist design and build, equipment, processes and operational services in water and wastewater treatment and sludge treatment and dewatering. The Hydroflux Group are the exclusive Australian representatives for HUBER Technology, AEROSTRIP, CNP Technologies, Flootech MBBR, Dutch Spiral and Organica Water and incorporates EPCO Australia.
Hydroflux Pty Ltd
Level 26, 44 Market St. Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
P +61 2 9089 8833 F +61 2 9089 8830
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