Who can harvest rainwater?

  • Ideally rainwater harvesting is for any person planning to build a house or who is in the process of building a house on an independent plot in Bangalore.
  • It makes ecological and financial sense not to waste a pure natural resource available in large quantity on one’s roof.
  • In the case of a homebuilder, at an initial stage of construction, investments in time, design and money are minimal for adopting roof rainwater harvesting.
  • Ground water sources are increasingly getting depleted or are getting polluted. Borewells are either silting up, getting short of water or are drawing polluted water.
  • Private purchase of water from tankers is unreliable in quality and is also expensive.
  • It encourages water conservation and self-dependence.
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