Impact Assessment of Rainwater HarvestingA case study of Alakananda, New Delhi
Rainwater Harvesting is now widely acknowledged as a simple, effective method of augmenting local water reserves. More & more governments have announced several schemes to support rainwater harvesting and have also included it in the list of approved activities for several existing schemes. And yet, the skeptics continue to doubt its efficacy. Myths abound about its inefficiency, unsuitability to some terrain types and damage to buildings etc.
FORCE did an Impact Analysis of the Rainwater Harvesting that had been done in a locality of New Delhi, India – Alakanada.
The study proves that rainwater harvesting is useful and adds value not just in terms of water but in other ways too.