AvatarMeena Yerunkar asked 1 year ago
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What are the different structures that can be used for rainwater harvesting?
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What are the different structures that can be used for rainwater harvesting?
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With its several advantages, rainwater harvesting is increasingly being used to tackle the water crisis in several parts of the world. For this, several types of structures can be used.
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Team GreenSutra™Team GreenSutra™ Staff answered 1 year ago
Rainwater Harvesting is mainly used for:
  • Collecting and storing water
  • Recharging naturally occurring aquifer or groundwater tables
There are several types of structures that are used for rainwater harvesting. Some of them can be listed as below:
  • Structures that are used for storing rainfall:
    • Stone work tank
    • Brick work tank
    • R.C.C. Tank
    • Ferro cement tank
    • Pond
    • Polyethylene sheet lined pond
    • Coconut fiber cement tank
    • Loose Stone bandhare
    • Soil bandhare
    • R.C.C./Stone Bandhare
  • Structures that are used for recharging naturally occurring aquifer or groundwater tables with rainwater:
    • Percolation trench
    • Percolation pit
    • Percolation trench with bore
    • Percolation pit with bore
    • Percolation pond
    • Vanarai bandhara
    • Loose stone bandhara
    • Soil bandhara
    • Dugout sunken pond
    • Subsurface dam
Summary
What are the different structures that can be used for rainwater harvesting?
Article Name
What are the different structures that can be used for rainwater harvesting?
Description
With its several advantages, rainwater harvesting is increasingly being used to tackle the water crisis in several parts of the world. For this, several types of structures can be used.
Author
Publisher Name
GreenSutra
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