Rainwater Harvesting

  • Bangalore: Who cares about rain water harvesting? July 26, 2012

    Bangalore: The officials of Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) seem to have forgotten the deadline given to residents and commercial establishments to install rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems in buildings measuring 40x60 feet. The official deadline ended on March 31. The board, which had threatened to disconnect water and...
  • Harvest rainwater to curb water woes April 22, 2008

    Rain is the predominant source of fresh water on earth and rainwater harvesting is the only way to sustain both surface and ground water sources. So on the occasion of Earth Day Citizen Journalist Sekar Raghavan, the Director of the Rain Centre in Chennai takes us through why rainwater harvesting...
  • Gurgaon village goes green, saves money June 3, 2010

    Gurgaon: Binola, a small village in Gurgaon is going green. And everyone in the village is doing their bit to make this happen. Everybody is aware of the water shortage and therefore each one is trying to save every drop of water, says a resident of Binola, Vijender Kumar. The effort to...
  • Delhi in for more water woes June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: As summer approaches, Delhiite Ruchi Singhals house won't be bracing itself for the water problem that plagues its South Delhi neighborhood every year. And this is because Ruchi has recently installed a waterharvesting device. Now she has enough water supply to even complete secondary chores like washing her drive...