Urban Water Harvesting | Centre for Science and Environment

Urban Water Harvesting


A tale of two cities

I travelled to two different cities in two different states last week—Indore and Guwahati. I came back with images identified by common distinctions: piles of garbage and glitzy new shopping malls. Is this our vision of urban development? There is no question that cities are imploding; growth is happening faster than we ever imagined. Construction is booming and expansion is gobbling agricultural land.

Rainwater harvesting

 
 
Learn how to set up a rainwater harvesting system in your home, office, factory or city (read more: Doing RWH). or ask us for help if you still find it difficult.
 
 

Components of Rainwater Harvesting system

A rainwater harvesting system comprises components of various stages - transporting rainwater through pipes or drains, filtration, and storage in tanks for reuse or recharge. The common components of a rainwater harvesting system involved in these stages are illustrated here.

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