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Urban RWH


Model Projects

As a part of the Centre for Science and Environment's (CSE) campaign to spread awareness about community based rainwater harvesting techniques, the centre has identified twenty one model projects in Delhi. The structures have a distinctive geographical and geological characteristic. CSE has helped in the process of implementation of these and has been monitoring their impact on a regular basis.

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MOTHER DAIRY F & V UNIT

MOTHER DAIRY F & V UNITS RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM
 
RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING
Total rooftop and surface area: 89,370 square metres (sq m)
Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm)
Total volume of rainwater harvested: 32,250 cubic metres (m 3 ) or 3,22,49,802 litres
Therefore, 59 per cent of the total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.
 

TIHAR JAIL

 
TIHAR JAIL'S RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM
 
RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING
Total area (Ward 1 and Ward 13): 4125 square meters (Sq m)
Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimeters (mm)
Total volume of water harvested: 1280 cubic meter (m³) or 12,80,000 litres
This represents 50.78 per cent of total rainwater harvesting potential.
 
WATER SUPPLY SOURCE 

TEX CORP

 
TEX CORP LIMITED'S RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM

SURYA VIHAR APPARTMENTS

SURYA VIHAR RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM

THE SHRI RAM SCHOOL

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.

ROYAL BHUTANESE EMBASSY

ROYAL BHUTANESE EMBASSYS RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM

RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING
Total rooftop and surface area: 31,363 square metres (sq m)

Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm)

Total volume of rainwater harvested: 7,867 cubic metres (m 3 ) 78,67,000 litres

Therefore, 26 per cent of total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.

NIZAMUDDIN EAST COLONY

NIZAMUDDIN EAST COLONY’S RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM

RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING
Total rooftop and surface area: 2,00,916 square metres (sq m)
Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm)

Total volume of rainwater harvested: 48,531 cubic metres (m 3 ) or 4,85,13,149 litres.
Therefore, 39.6 per cent of total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.

NEW FRIENDS CLUB

NEW FRIENDS CLUB’S RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEM

RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING

Total rooftop and surface area: 3,700 square metres (sq m)

Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetre (mm)

Total volume of rainwater harvested: 960.79 cubic metres (m 3 ) or 9,60,797 litres

Therefore, 42 per cent of total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.

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