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Need details on rainwater harvesting


We request you for detailed information of rainwater harvesting project. Any demonstration of the same if possible would be very useful.


Morewadi, Kolhapur

Name of Author: 
Radhika Bhonsle

1. Information regarding rainwater harvesting

Dear Radhika,

Rainwater harvesting is an eco friendly method of augmenting water availability and we thank you for writing in to India Water Portal regarding information on it.

You can go through the book : Self-reliance in water- A practical manual meant for city and town dwellers, which elaborates on the simple ways of harvesting rain water.

This book by Indukanth Ragade can be downloaded here He has been actively involved in rainwater harvestiong projects  in several apartments of Chennai. You may also get in touch with him at

You may also go through a post by RV Ramamohan on roof top rainwater harvesting at where he provides an excellent technical overview of the rooftop rainwater harvesting system implemented at his home in Hyderabad.


Sabita Kaushal

India Water Portal Team

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