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State level workshop on ‘Mainstreaming Rainwater Harvesting' at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rajya Gramya Vikas Sansthan (SIRDUP), Bakshi Ka Talab, Lucknow

Lucknow, May 9-10, 2013: CSE organised a state level workshop on "Mainstreaming Rainwater Harvesting' at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rajya Gramya Vikas Sansthan (SIRDUP), Bakshi Ka Talab, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on May 9-10, 2013

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India's second Raincentre comes up in Meerut

The second raincentre in India has been launched in Meerut on 25 July, 2004. CSE collaborated with Janhit Foundation, a Meerut based NGO to set up this centre which features different aspects and techniques of traditional and modern rainwater harvesting.

Traditional Water Harvesting Systems

TRADITIONAL

Water has been harvested in India since antiquity, with our ancestors perfecting the art of water management. Many water harvesting structures and water conveyance systems specific to the eco-regions and culture has been developed.

RWH Technologies

Traditional

  • Zing
  • Kul
  • Naula
  • Kuhl
  • Khatri
  • Apatani
  • Zabo
  • Cheo-oziihi
  • Bamboo-drip irrigation
  • Dongs
  • Dungs
  • Ahar-pyne
  • Bengal's Inundation channels
  • Dighis
  • Baolis
  • Kunds
  • Kuis
  • Baoris
  • Jhalaras
  • Nadi
  • Tobas
  • Tankas
  • Khadins
  • Vav
  • Virdas
  • Talab
  • Saza kuva
  • Johads
  • Bandh
  • Pat
  • Rapat
  • Chandela Tank
  • Bundela Tank
  • Katas
  • Cheruvu
  • Kohli tanks
  • Bhandaras
  • Phad
  • Kere
  • The Ramtek Model
  • Surangam
  • Korambu
  • Eri
  • Ooranis
  • Jackells

Contemporary: 

  • Artificial Glaciers
  • Nadis
  • Polymer Kundis
  • Chaukas
  • Jaldhar Model
  • Tudum Monga
  • Netorking of Farm Ponds
  • Horizontal Roughening Filter

About Rural RWH

Community based rainwater harvesting - the paradigm of the past - has in it as much strength as it ever did before. A survey conducted by CSE of several drought-struck villages found that those which had undertaken rainwater harvesting and/or watershed development in earlier years had no drinking water problem whatsoever and even had some water to irrigate their crops.

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