These underwater lawnmowers clean trash and weeds out of rivers

  • The Aquatic Weed Harvester can gather vegetation and trash left in waterways.
  • The machine works similar to a lawnmower and can clear tonnes of waste each day. 
  • Once collected, the harvester discharges weeds directly offshore.


This Aquatic Weed Harvester can gather weeds and excessive amounts of trash in waterways of all sizes. Cleantec Infra made the machine that functions similarly like an underwater lawnmower.

Its conveyer belt lowers into the water and cuts, collects, and stores the trash/weeds until it needs to be discharged. 

The Harvester is one of many ways humans are trying to battle the growing threat of sea pollution all around the world. 

Produced by David Ibekwe.

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