Monday, June 27, 2011

Rainwater Harvesting A Best Solution to Water Shortage Problem

What is Rainwater Harvesting ?
a) The term “rainwater harvesting” is usually taken to mean the immediate collection of rainwater running off surfaces upon which it has fallen directly. It is also a method for inducing, collecting, storing and conserving local surface run-off for domestic, agriculture and industrial use (Boers and Ben-Asher, 1982)
b) Rainwater harvesting (RWH) is the practice of collecting rainwater and storing it for future use.
c) The Rainwater harvesting is the simple collection and storing of rainwater through scientific techniques from the areas where the rain falls. In RWH three things are important1) Catchment 2) delivery system 3) Storage / Reservoir

 Rainwater Harvesting Type

Why Rainwater Harvesting ?

Overview on Water Shortage of Maharashtra


Overcome This Water Shortage Problem We Should Apply Rainwater Harvesting

Check out your Catchment Rainwater Harvesting Potential
Use following Tools. Just Click on following RWH tool link.
1) Supplied side approach RWH Tool
(Monsson region applied tool Catchment  area , run-off coefficien and Monthly average rainfall values are required)
2) Demand side approach RWH Tool (Catchment  area , run-off coefficien and annual rainfall values are required) 

 2) World bank  RWH Potential Calculator