CATCH BEFORE IT RUNS OFF
All those clean and filthy streams that we mess up,down here on the land are distilled up by the nature to shower on us as pure water. Let us catch it with all what we have before it runs off!
Why should you harvest Rainwater?
Rainwater is water harvested at the origin of water cycle. Water in any form can be said as degraded version of it.
Improves Groundwater Table
Redirecting rainwater to replenish water table is an investment that will reap out for years to come.
It doesn't start with a complex harvesting system. A barrel, a bucket or a can are enough to give you the first push.
Anatomy of a typical Rainwater Harvesting System
What do India's major cities have got to say about Rainwater harvesting?
Mandatoy Water Harvesting through storing of water runoff including rain water in all new buildings on plots of 100 sq. meters and above.
•inspection before issue of Completion Certificate to the building and ensure that the RWH is made as per plan.
Every owner or occupier of a building with site area 2400 sq. feet or above or every owner who proposes to construct a building with site area more than 1200 sq. feet shall provide rain water harvesting structures
The State Government has made rainwater harvesting mandatory for all buildings that are being constructed on plots that are more than 1,000 sq m in size
Surat Municipal Corporation has made Rain water harvesting mandatory for new buildings with plot size of 4000 sq. meters or more. 50 % subsidy maximum amount up to Rs. 2000/- is given to the citizens to encourage the noble cause of rainwater recharging.
Similarly in areas such as Nagpur,Indore,Hyderabad,Kerala,Rajasthan,Gujrat, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Daman & Diu, Goa, Lakshadweep, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Pondicherry, Gwalior, Ranchi, Mussorie, Jabalpur, West Bengal etc. water harvesting is enforced by Govt one way or another