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Glockemann 320

Glockemann water pumps

The Glockemann hydraulic ram water pumps are water powered pressure pumps that deliver stream water up to a storage tank.  Powered only by the flowing water, they are robust and hard-wearing, and is ideal for rural and remote locations where a reliable water supply is needed.

Our customers use the pumps to keep their tanks full, for animal watering, drip irrigation, fish farming, household and garden water supply, firefighting, and more. Watch our video for a detailed overview.

Who uses our pumps?

Glockemann hydraulic ram pumps have been sold around the world for 40 years.  In recent years we have delivered pumps around Australia and to countries that include Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, North America (Canada, the United States and Mexico),  Cambodia and Thailand.


Increasingly our pumps are being used by international aid agencies and philanthropic organisations for humanitarian  WaSH (water, hygiene and sanitation) projects that provide community water supplies in developing countries.  Recent projects have included Oil Search PNG’s first village project at at Hebeiya in Central Province, PNG, and community projects in Cambodia and Vanuatu.


Glockemann Aquarius

Why choose a Glockemann pump?

The Glockemann 320 and the new Aquarius do not require electricity or fuel, so:can be used anywhere with a drop in water levels, and they cost almost nothing to  run.

Glockemann pumps are

  • Low maintenance

  • Environmentally safe

  • Simply driven by your stream or river.


Glockemann pumps

  • work best where the stream water has a vertical fall of 0.6 to 1.8 metres (this is called the “drop”)

  • pump uphill to a vertical height of as much as 200 metres to a delivery Head or Tank

  • can deliver more than 30,000 litres of water a day in some conditions




From Laurie D, cattle producer, Killarney, Queensland

I have been using two Glockemann pumps now for 17 years for livestock water and could highly recommend these pumps for all water supply needs.

In our situation we pump to a head of 70 metres and a distance of 650 metres. We receive in our storage tanks about 1500 litres a day, seven days a week from each pump, If you take this over a 17 year period one pump has delivered around 10 million litres of water for the livestock.........

From Petrea P, Ravenshoe, Queensland

When I bought my acreage with a permanent water source some 16 years ago I decided to be as self-sufficient as possible. This led to installing a Glockemann 320 pump in the creek as it had a small fall.

The pump is still in place today, having worked away through all seasons and giving us a consistent water supply even after cyclones, when many in our neighbourhood had no power or fuel and couldn’t pump water......

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The Australian water powered pressure pump

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