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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"Kieni is a semi-arid area, but water harvesting has turned my farm into an oasis," he says.
He said this new system requires changes to established working methods and the implementation of new concepts such as the reuse of borrow pits, water harvesting from culverts and side-drains, fords as sand-dams, spring capture and water spreaders.
Benefits of water harvesting are especially effective in areas where all traditional water resources are already developed and used.
"The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook: How to Design and Build Swales, Dams, Ponds, and other Water Harvesting Systems" by Douglas Barnes (who is a permaculture designer who has designed and built earthworks in North America, Japan, and Andra Pradesh, India, and blogs at www.permaculturerelections.com) is the first dedicated, detailed guide to the proper design and construction of water harvesting earthworks.
14 -- India and Sri Lanka signed an MoU to construct 3000 rain water harvesting systems at a cost of SLR 300 million in Jaffna District.
Muscat: Fog water harvesting project is being implemented to reduce the dependence on groundwater during the monsoon season in Dhofar, and use it as a backup supply for the locals.
In situ rain water harvesting offers an alternative option to reduce rainwater runoff increase infiltration and storage of water in soil and reduce the effects of drought stress on maize grain yield.
THE National Green Tribunal has issued bailable warrants against medical superintendents of 10 hospitals for failing to appear before it on a plea seeking implementation of Rain Water Harvesting Systems ( RWHS).
The term of water harvesting refers to the storage of rainwater during the autumn season in order to use during the dry season.
A ten-day training workshop on 'Farm Water Management, Conservation, Water Harvesting and Efficient Use for Agriculture' has recently concluded at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) with an aim to help convert barren lands in Balochistan into productive units through interventions involving new techniques of irrigation.
Atmospheric water harvesting company Bravo Enterprises Ltd (OTC Markets:OGNG) said on Tuesday that it has entered into a marketing and sales agreement for its Atmospheric Water Harvesting Machines with Splash Water Solutions Canada Ltd (Splash Canada) based in British Columbia, Canada.
This volume reviews three decades of experience in water harvesting for agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa.