rainwaterharvesting | Centre for Science and Environment


Step by Step Process

    A. Types, area and location of catchments



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

Best Practices


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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

Who can do it for you?


List of plumbers and masons

 New Delhi

The Shri Ram School's Rainwater Harvesting System

Madhu Bhatnagar of Shriram School, Vasant Vihar, receiving Rs 1 lakh special award for her initiatives in implementing and popularising rainwater harvesting in her school.


Jamia Hamdard University's Rainwater Harvesting System

Got 1st rank in Institutional category. Mr S. Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Hamdard University receiving Rs 2 Lakh award from Chief minister


Janki Devi Memorial College's Rainwaterharvesting System


Got 2nd rank in Institutional category. , Janki Devi Memorial College receiving Rs 1 Lakh award from Chief minister


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