Rain water harvesting for domestic use supplements of Agrodok 13 Water harvesting and soil water retention which deals with rainwater harvesting for agricultural purposes. The authors – Janette Worm and Tim van Hattum – deal with the problems faced by millions of people who do not have access to clean water for domestic use. In many parts of the world, conventional piped water is either absent, unreliable or too expensive. Many actual and potential water shortages can be relieved by rain water harvesting. This handbook explains how to collect, store and purify rainwater for direct household use. It is a practical guide to creating a rainwater harvesting infrastructure and is illustrated with pictures, tables and the practical experiences of the Rainwater Harvesting Implementation Network (RAIN).
Sample PDF: Rainwater harvesting for domestic use No. of pages: 84 Published: 2006