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Step by Step Process

 
    A. Types, area and location of catchments

Technology

 

A rainwater harvesting system comprises components of various stages - transporting rainwater through pipes or drains, filtration,

Best Practices

 

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Capturing Rainwater

A way to augment Chandigarh’s water resources

CSE has submitted a report on city wide rainwater harvesting for Chandigarh as a part of its work as Centre Of Excellence under the Ministry of Urban Development. Chandigarh does not have any surface water source and there is a steep decline in the groundwater levels in the city. The city has very few options for sourcing water, recharging the confined aquifers from where water is being tapped becomes a necessity. Every summer, newspaper reports quote residents residing on the second and third floors in the southern sectors of the city complaining about the shortage of drinking water.

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Mine no More

CSE Occasional Tabloid
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Technology

Components

Design

Construction

 

The components of rainwater harvesting systems include: 

(1) catchment 

(2) conveyance or conduit system 

(3) first flush 

(4) filters 

(5) storage or recharge system 

 

(1) Catchment

Presentations March 6, 2010

National Research Conference on Climate Change


   

Presentations March 5, 2010

National Research Conference on Climate Change


 

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