Why is water harvesting so important?
Water is said to be the elixir of human life. It is a prime natural resource, a basic human need and a precious natural asset. Over the years due to increase in population, irrigation and industrialisation, the demand of water has gone up to a large extent. This has lead to scarcity of water to such a level that it is being said that the third world war will be caused over the issue of water. Therefore water harvesting is important.
Rooftop Rain Water Harvesting is the technique through which rain water is captured from the roof catchments and stored in reservoirs. Harvested rain water can be stored in sub-surface ground water reservoir by adopting artificial recharge techniques to meet the household needs through storage in tanks. The Main Objective of rooftop rain water harvesting is to make water available for future use. Capturing and storing rain water for use is particularly important in dryland, hilly…
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