Research Proposal Essay

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Topic: Rain water Harvesting Problem/ Area of study: rain water harvesting in those areas where water sources are limited. Definition: Rainwater harvesting is the accumulation and deposition of rainwater for reuse before it reaches the aquifer. Uses include water for garden, water for livestock, water for irrigation, etc. In many places the water collected is just redirected to a deep pit with percolation. The harvested water can be used as drinking water as well as for storage and other purpose like irrigation. Need of Sudy: Rain water harvesting is essential because :- • Surface water is inadequate to meet our demand and we have to depend on ground water. • Due to rapid urbanization, infiltration of rain water into the sub-soil has decreased drastically and recharging of ground water has diminished. Objectives: 1) To study the various approaches adopted by the people to manage the rain water across the world with a special focus on approaches adopted in india. 2) To Find the various mehods which are most suitable for rain water harvesting. 3) To meet the increasing demand of water. 4) Analyse the data collected via survey to formulate a conclusion and recommendations for the rain water harvesting. Literature Study: Rainwater harvesting (RWH) primarily consists of the collection, storage and subsequent use of captured rainwater as either the principal or as a supplementary source of water. Both potable and non-potable applications are possible . Examples exist of systems that provide water for domestic, commercial, institutional and industrial purposes as well as agriculture, livestock, groundwater recharge, flood control, process water and as an emergency supply for fire fighting. The concept of RWH is both simple and ancient and systems can vary from small and basic, such as the attachment of a water butt to a rainwater downspout, to

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