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Suggestions Invited For Large-Scale Rainwater Harvesting

Start Date: 01-07-2017
End Date: 30-07-2022

The average annual rainfall in Assam is 2818mm, of which Guwahati alone receives 1698mm. However, the impact of rainfall in the state is zonal and not uniform throughout the state. ...

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The average annual rainfall in Assam is 2818mm, of which Guwahati alone receives 1698mm. However, the impact of rainfall in the state is zonal and not uniform throughout the state. As a result some areas are inundated, others remain rain-deprived. At this point it is wise to invest in rain water harvesting.
Assam demonstrates huge potential for successful rainwater harvesting. If implemented on a larger scale, it could be instrumental in curbing problems like floods, soil erosion, drought, water scarcity, and water-logging. This apart, the collected water could also be used for various activities like agriculture, animal husbandry, infrastructural development etc.
Since Large-scale Rainwater Harvesting won’t be a reality without the active participation of citizen at large, Government of Assam solicits your valuable and innovative suggestions covering ways to take rainwater harvesting from domestic to public setups.

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SUTHAHAR P 7 months 2 weeks ago

The amount of rainfall that you can collect is governed by the following formula:

1″ of rain x 1 sq. ft. = 0.623 gallons

Easy to Remember Formula: 1″ of rainfall over 1,000 sf will yield 623 gallons To calculate the amount of rainwater you can collect, you need to know your annual average precipitation for your area. You can use the precipitation map below to find an approximate amount for your area.


SUTHAHAR P 7 months 2 weeks ago

Water is an important natural resource and is the very basis of our life. We use water for drinking, irrigation, industry, transport and for the production of hydro-electricity. Water is a cyclic resource which can be used again and again after cleaning. The best way to conserve water is its judicious use.


Dr Brindha Devi V 7 months 2 weeks ago

methods to store rain water should be done
All houses should have rainwater harvesting ,all the roof tops should be connected to wells
Monetary benefits should be provided to houses that implements rainwater harvesting


SHAMS UDDIN 9 months 2 weeks ago

Abstract Rainwater harvesting is a technology used for collecting and storing rainwater from rooftops, the land surface or rock catchments using simple techniques such as jars and buckets as well as more complex techniques such as underground dams.


NUPUR CHOUDHURY 1 year 1 week ago

Rain water harvesting is not a new term and almost everyone of us has heard or use this term many times. But with the advancement of science and technology this rain water can be made in a very efficient way. Specifically saying about the places with scarity of water knows the value of each and every drop of water. Much advanced techniques are now available for rain water harvesting and the govt should take initiatives to practice the habit of rain water harvesting in those places.


Bhawna 1 year 11 months ago

You can know more here about the different types of RWH systems for different types of homes, as recommended by the Government. You can also visit the beautiful rainwater harvesting theme park at Jayanagar in Bangalore or the Rain Centre at Chennai where one can see several models on display and learn about different rainwater harvesting methods. A free consultation is also available with engineers at these places for a basic rainwater harvesting design. So this time, when it rains, your homes w


Bhawna 1 year 11 months ago

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Rainwater that falls on the rooftop, be it flat or slanting, can be made to run through a pipe to a storage facility like a sump or a tank. This water can be filtered to purify the larger particles before being stored in rainwater harvest (RWH) tanks. By using stored rainwater for washing cars and watering gardens, the use of underground water can be minimised. A win-win system for economy and environment, this also helps in saving energy and keeps the energy bill to a minimum.


Bhawna 1 year 11 months ago

If you are looking for a fast DIY way to collect rainwater without much hassle, rain saucers form a great free standing rain collection system which fill up surprisingly fast. Looking like an upside-down umbrella, the rain saucer unfolds to form a funnel which fills the containers with rainwater. Since this easy-to-deploy system catches rain straight from the sky, it also decreases the chances of contamination. Here’s how you can make one.