You just stated it in your question, Archimedes invented the water screw.
Archimedes of Syracuse invented the water screw, and Sir Joseph Whitworth invented the first standard screw thread system.
Somebody needed to move some water.
It was used to move water upwards, for irrigation.
The Archimedes screw was invented in 250 B.C.
Archimedes invented Archimedes' screw.
The screw was first invented by a clock maker in the mid-1500s.
Archimedes invented the screw because there was a hole in one of the ships and water was leaking everywhere. He used it to lift the water up from the boat and through to the other side.
Historians do not really know how or why the screw was invented. This is because the use of screws predates our records.
The screw drill was invented in 1861.
Husnain Ali khan invented Screw Jack in 1980 WRONG invented by Leonardo da vinci in 1450 more recent I have worked with screw jacks since 1960
The phillips head screw was invented in the 1930's and received its patent in 1936.
He invented a screw.
He invented the Lifting screw -which lifts water up to a higher level, pulley-which makes lifting heavy objects much easier, Golden Crown, as well as the Catapult,the Burning mirror and the lever The arkamedes screw... 1gameboyc's comment, Wrong! I study Archimedes and he did not invent the lever. The lifting screw is known as the Archimedes screw.. it was invented in the 3rd century
Archimedes invented it during his stay in Egypt.
The first screw press was invented by the Romans, sometime in the first century AD. The exact date and the inventor are not known.
Archytas of Tarentum
The earliest remaining writings regarding levers date from the 3rd century BC and were provided by Archimedes.The screw was one of the last of the simple machines to be invented. It first appeared in ancient Greece, and by the first century BC was used in the form of the screw press and the Archimedes screw, but when it was invented is unknown.
The screw driver was possibly invented in the 15th century, which is when screws first appear to have been used. See the related question.