Rain Water Harvesting Structures and Utilization
Rain water harvesting is a simple technique of catching and holding rain water where it falls. Either we can store it in tanks or we can use it to recharge ground water depending upon the situations. Reduces urban flooding. Ease in constructing system in less time. Rain water harvesting is the ideal situation for those areas where there is inadequate ground water supply or surface resources. Reacharging water into the aquifers which help in improving the quality of existing ground water through dilution.
Benefits of Rain Water Harvesting:
Provision of supplemental water.
Increasing soil moisture levels for urban greenery.
Increasing the ground water level.
Improving the quality of ground water.
Rain water can be used for irrigation, toilet flushing.