water electic

BBurt McClure lcb at zianet.com
Fri Mar 30 11:47:05 EST 2001

I think your talking about a pelton wheel I saw something like that once in
No Cal
----- Original Message -----
From: Yaya Balinci <yaya at telus.net>
To: permaculture <permaculture at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 12:42 AM
Subject: water electic

> Theory or truth?:
> 100' of dropping water through a 1" pipe creates enough electricity for
> several people.
> Water hits a disc of wood/metal/plastic and spins it to generate the
> electicity?
> Has anyone heard of this skill/technique?
> Michael Hollihn,
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