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Rainwater Harvesting- A case study

Publication Date : 10/07/2015

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4th International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering & Technology(ICRTET-2015) July 2-4,2015 Organized by SNJB's KBJ College of Engineering,Chandwad,Nashik,Maharashtra,India

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Water scarcity is serious problem throughout the world for both urban & rural community. urbanization, industrial development & increase in agricultural field & production has resulted in overexploitation of groundwater & surface water resources and resultant d At the dawn of 21st century numerous countries including india are About 80 countries comprising 40%(2.8billion) of world’s population suffer shortages. Rainwater harvesting is defined as process of augmenting the natural infiltration of rainwater or surface water into the ground by some artificial methods. system of catching rainwater where it falls. I and the rainwater is collected from the roof of the house/building diverted to artificial recharge system. T implemented properly helps in augmenting the ground water level of the area. rooftop rainwater harvesting are recharge pit, recharge trenches, storage tanks, borewell. For disinfection using bleaching powde bleaching powder containing 25% of fre of 2.5 mg of chlorine per litre of water. I about 1gm of bleaching powder can be college hostel building is to be calculated & quantity of water to be stored for domestic use. quantity of water harvested are 2,89,305.73 Keyword- Catchment, conduit, recharge trench, rechar ____________________________________________________________________________ I. Rainwater is the primary source for all and is one of the purest forms of water. Wa human being from birth to death i.e. drinking, bathing, washing, irrigation & industrial requirement. Most of our fresh water is obtained from rainfall. Rain replenishes water in pond, lakes, tanks & reservoirs and seeps into the ground & is stored as groundwater. H.G. Geddes used water harvesting term firstly in Australia(1). Rainwater harvesting is defined as process of augmenting the natural infiltration of rainwater or surface water into the ground by some artificial methods and Research 2349-9745, Date: 2-4 July, 2015 Harvesting- A case study 1, Mr.Sonawane R.S.2 Nashik-423101 ABSTRACT ater deterioration in water quality. facing a growing water crisis. bout from serious water ainwater The roof top rainwater harvesting is a ere In rooftop harvesting, the roof becomes the catchments, it can either be stored This method is less expensive and very ef abandoned dugwells, or powder the general dosage recommended is long free chlorine per litre of water. This meets the required standard f If water has to be stored for long time, chlorination is advised out mixed with 200litres of water. The rainwater collected at litres/year .

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