Hydrology: Current Research

ISSN: 2157-7587

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Kumar A


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    Application of Rain Water Harvesting Scheme in Shimla Region
    Author(s): Ganguly R, Bansal A, Mishra M and Kumar AGanguly R, Bansal A, Mishra M and Kumar A

    Rainwater harvesting is an innovative and a suitable alternative approach of water supply that can be used by anyone. Rainwater harvesting captures, diverts, and stores rainwater for later use. It is a well known fact that during summer season there is a huge scarcity of water in northern regions of India and as such implementing rainwater harvesting would be beneficial because it would reduce demand on existing water supply reduces run-off, erosion, and also contamination of surface water. A rainwater harvesting system can range in size and complexity. All systems have basics components, which include a catchment surface, conveyance system, storage, distribution, and treatment. As such, we discuss in this paper about the prospects and possibilities of rainwater harvesting in Shimla region of Himachal Pradesh, which experience water shortages in summer periods due to increase in popul.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7587.1000180

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