In the swing basket basket method surface water is lifted with a bamboo basket, leather or iron sheets with four ropes for two people to carry.
Irrigation is the prime method used.
they take water from the well and throw it into the field.its a traditional method of irrigation.
`Chain pump system of irrigation is a traditional method of irrigation.
Subsurface irrigation is the irrigation method used for bananas.water is generally stored in tank like structure then water is supplied to the channel which will wet the root zone.
It is an ancient method of irrigation which then came to be modernized to form our "medieval" well....
Irrigation is the method of supplying land with water.
in the older irrigation method there would have been an anormous waste of water which is a disadvantage.in the newer irrigation method,there is conservation of money,land space and water too.