Enable water from deep wells w/o electricity; pump volumes from shallow wells. In few min pump daily into O/H storage tank, meet household need, water livestock and irrigate garden.
DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels. Need a hand pump for a well or rain barrel? Well, you can make a better one at home for half the price
You may be able to augment your home or farmstead& water supply for very little cost by digging a shallow well.