Makerere graduate invents foot-operated water tap aka pedal


Makerere University graduate launches foot-operated water tap in bid to reduce spread of diseases of hand-held taps.

Uganda Radio Network (URN) reports that Grace Nakibaala, who recently graduated with a degree in Architecture, did Pedal Tap Technology as a class project.

The new tech was launched at Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology-CEDAT.

Dubbed ‘pedal’, URN reports that the tap is connected to water systems like while another is connected to water drums of any size.

The hands free dispensing technology tap will be ready for public use soon at Shs120,000.

Nakibaala ,28, told URN developed the idea during her final year project at the University.

Credit: URN



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