Water harvesting


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Water harvesting

Collection of both runoff and rainwater for various purposes, such as irrigation or fountains.

water harvesting

Any combination of techniques that result in storm water being captured on-site for later use.
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Wahaso - Water Harvesting Solutions, is a design-build firm specializing in custom commercial systems for harvesting rainwater, greywater and other on-site water resources for non-potable uses like toilet flushing, irrigation and evaporative cooling system make-up.
Echoing Cllr Ginty s suggestion, Cllr Michelle Mulherin, said water harvesting maybe the solution to potential future flat rate charges for water, considering the cost of installing meters in every home would be prohibitive.
After launch of the unique Rain Water Harvesting Programme at Faisal Mosque in April, which is a landmark achievement, CDA has identified 20 more sites for the purpose.
Developed by 32 year-old technopreneur Mr Vincent Oh, AridTec's patent-pending atmospheric water harvesting technology is a first for Singapore.
In April 2008, AridTec incorporated AirQua International to commercialise the AirQua range of atmospheric water harvesting solutions, which range from small consumer AirQua AirWater Makers catering to homes and offices, to full-size atmospheric water generators (AWG) turnkey projects customised to meet the needs of customers in the agriculture, military, offshore and marine sectors.
This highlights the need to implement measures to ensure that the rain falling over a region is tapped as fully as possible through appropriate water harvesting techniques for recharging the ground water aquifers as well as for direct storage and use of rain water.
Janine Benyus, author of the leading tome Biomimicry (1997) and co-founder of the Biomimicry Guild, which brings biologists and designers from major companies together, says, "Biomimetics have entered categories of products from cleaning, lighting, building, adhesives, health care, clothing, water harvesting, furniture and waste management.
Green roofs perform several roles, one of which is water harvesting, or basically catching rainwater for use elsewhere.
A 1997 report from the New Delhi-based Center for Science And Environment, "Dying Wisdom: Rise, Fall and Potential of India's Traditional Water Harvesting Systems," documents the incredible diversity of these systems around the Indian sub-continent.
During the past 6,500 years, many water harvesting designs have been tried and abandoned, but only relatively recently have scientists been called on to help ensure their success.
BRAE is a leading provider of engineered rain water harvesting solutions and addresses the commercial, industrial and residential markets.
Tenders are invited for Rate Contract For Supply, Installation & Commissioning Of Roof Top Rain Water Harvesting By Co- Polymer Based Rain Water Harvesting System At Different Schools In The State Of Gujarat.