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Rain centre at Sayla (Gujarat)

The Sayla Rain centre is located in Surendra Nagar, a drought prone district of North Gujarat. Scanty and uncertain rainfall make livelihood difficult for local people including agricultural activities. Even availability of drinking water remains a major issue for people. The rain center houses information in the form of panels, working models, artificial rainfall, water quality testing laboratory. It is actually a rural knowledge resource center on rainwater harvesting and water management and provides information on how rainfall can be harvested in semi arid condition.

Mother Dairy F & V Unit's Rainwater Harvesting System

  RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING Total rooftop and surface area: 89,370 square metres (sq m) Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm) Total volume of rainwater harvested: 32,250 cubic metres (m 3) or 3,22,49,802 litres. Therefore, 59 per cent of the total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.  

New Friends Club's Rainwater Harvesting System

  RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING Total rooftop and surface area: 3,700 square metres (sq m) Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetre (mm) Total volume of rainwater harvested: 960.79 cubic metres (m 3 ) or 9,60,797 litres Therefore, 42 per cent of total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.

Delhi Gymkhana Club's Rainwater Harvesting System

  RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING Total rooftop and surface area: 1,13,344 square metres (sq m) Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm) Total volume of rainwater harvested: 28,765.8 cubic metres (m 3) or 2,87,65,849.4 litres. Therefore, 43 per cent of total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.

Nizamuddin East Colony's Rainwater Harvesting System

  RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING Total rooftop and surface area: 2,00,916 square metres (sq m) Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm) Total volume of rainwater harvested: 48,531 cubic metres (m 3 ) or 4,85,13,149 litres. Therefore, 39.6 per cent of total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.

Royal Bhutanese Embassy's Rainwater Harvesting System

  RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING Total rooftop and surface area: 31,363 square metres (sq m) Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm) Total volume of rainwater harvested: 7,867 cubic metres (m 3 ) 78,67,000 litres Therefore, 26 per cent of total rooftop and surface runoff is being harvested.

CSE's work as COE on Sustainable Water Management

Ministry of Urban Development has chosen CSE as the Centre of Excellence in the area of urban development on Sustainable Water Management. The Centre is conducting a series of training programmes on decentralized waste water treatment and rainwater harvesting. The first training programme for the municipal engineers took place between 3rd and 7th of November 2009. List of participants (PDF)

MODEL PROJECTS

CSE is constantly deluged with queries, opinions and ideas from people who are concerned about the prevailing water crisis and are keen to play an active role in managing water. The Sixteen model projects provide the answers, at least to some of them. These also act as effective tools to establish the fact that rainwater harvesting can be taken up and implemented successfully in urban centers, by all concerned individuals who are looking for a way to fulfill their own water needs.

Mira Model School's Rainwater Harvesting System

RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING Total rooftop and surface area: 16,200 Square metres (Sq.m) Average annual rainfall in Delhi : 611 millimetres (mm) Total volume of rainwater harvested : 4,454 cubic metres (m³), or 44,54,000 litres This is 45 per cent of the total water harvesting potential.

Janki Devi Memorial College's Rainwater Harvesting System

Got 2nd rank in Institutional category. , Janki Devi Memorial College receiving Rs 1 Lakh award from Chief minister RAINWATER AVAILABLE FOR HARVESTING Total rooftop and surface area: 32,170 square metres (sq m) Average annual rainfall in Delhi: 611 millimetres (mm) Total volume of rainwater harvested: 6880 cubic metres (m³) or 68,80,000 litres This represents about 35 per cent of the total rainwater harvesting potential.