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Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater can be collected as it falls from the roofs of houses and buildings. It can also be collected underground in tanks and from other sources. The water can be used in irrigation or domestic use.

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Building Small Scale Water Harvesting Dams

The annual precipitation in Sudan is estimated at 1000 MD cubic meters. The two Niles and their tributaries bring about 122 MD cubic meters , only 14.6 cubic meters is utilized by Sudan out of its...

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action on 2005

Rainwater Harvesting in Thailand: Learning from the World Champions

This field note provides an overview and analysis of the historic developments of promoting Domestic Rainwater Harvesting (DRWH) in Thailand between 1980 and 2015. Based on literature reviews and...

Saladin, Matthias, Published by RWSN on 2016

च्यासल आकासेपानी संकलन नमुना स्थल

 प्रविधि ज्ञानमा आकासेपानी संकलन नमुना स्थल  बारेमा समावेश गरिएको छ। 

Practical Action;ENPHO, Published on 2011

Traditional wisdom of rainwater harvesting: an overview from South Asia

This paper is a synthesis of research papers written on Traditional Wisdom of Rainwater Harvesting by country researchers in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Ariyabandu, R. De S., Published on 2015

වහලයෙන් ජලය එකතුකිරීම සදහා පොළව මතුපිට වැසිජල ටැංකිය

This video is on the construction and maintenance of above ground rain water harvesting tanks.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

Traditions of rainwater harvesting in South Asia

This paper is a synthesis of reports written on traditional wisdom of rainwater harvesting by country researchers in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Ariyabandu, R. De. S., Published on 2004

Domestic Rainwater Harvesting Tank: Training Module

A manual on how to train people in the construction of a ferrocement "pumpkin" water tank.

Janathakshan, Published on 2011

Communautés au suivi des travaux de réalisation d’un mini réseau d’approvisionnement en eau

Ce guide d’utilisation vise à fournir aux communautés les informations les plus utiles : les différentes étapes pour la conception et la construction du forage et de la distribution par gravité...

The Global Water Initiative, Published on 2014

Le Réservoir Citrouille Du Sri Lanka

Un réservoir d'eau de pluie de petite taille promu par la World Bank au Sri Lanka.

Dai Rees, Published by Practical Action on 2013

Fossas De Infiltrção Para Captação De Água Das Chuvas

Esta nota técnica descreve um contexto da agricultura na zona árida do Distrito de Chivi, no Zimbabué, e como uma técnica de captação de águas da chuva foi desenvolvida em conjunto e partilha com a...

Rachel Berger;Kate Gold, Published on 2013

Water Harvesting in Sudan

In semi-arid zones such as North Darfur where the rainfall is concentrated over short periods of time, various approaches to balancing water demand with supply, such as rain water harvesting, are...

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action on 2005

Jarre en Mortier de Ciment

Cette étude de cas vient de la 'collecte des eaux de pluie'. Cette citerne d'eau a été à l'origine mise au point en Thaïlande mais a également été utilisée en Afrique de l'Est.

Practical Action, Published on 2013

Récupération D'eau De Pluie

Récolte de l'eau de pluie développée au Sri Lanka pour améliorer les moyens financiers locaux

Practical Action, Published on 2013

Profils de Surface Lisse

Ce document décrit l'utilisation des contours et montre comment construire l'usine de Manama de stockage de l'eau de pluies récoltées sur le terrain.

Douglas Gumbo, Published on 2005

Building on a Tradition of Rainwater Harvesting

Pastoralists in sub-Saharan Africa are often part-time cultivators as well, and they manage to make the most of irregular rainfall by harvesting rainwater, using traditional techniques.

Will Critchley, Published on 1989

The Underground Brick Dome Tank, Sri Lanka - A Case Study

This RWH system was developed by the CWSSP programme in Sri Lanka. The tank, a 5m cubed underground brick built tank, is based on the design of the Chinese biogas tank.

Dai Rees, Published on 1998

The Sri Lankan Pumpkin Tank

A small scale roof water harvesting tank promoted in Sri Lanka by the World Bank.

Dai Rees, Published on 1998

Cement Mortar Jar

This case study is taken from 'Rainwater Harvesting'. This water container was originally developed in Thailand but has also been used in East Africa.

Dai Rees, Published on 2014

Rainwater Harvesting

This technology is used in places where conventional water supply systems are not provided, are too expensive, or fail to meet people's needs.

Dai Rees;Shafiul Ahmed, Published on 1998


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