EcoDoc Africa visits rain water harvesting case studies at Potshini and Phuthaditjaba where the RWH is being implementedas a way of increasing food security for rural households, especially during
"Since I started gardening we have no hunger in this house!" The words of Thabane Madondo from Potshini.
This video shows several project sites where rainwater harvesting techniques are applied.
Rainwater tanks built to harvest rooftop rainwater are taken care off usually by women since they appreciate household water needs the most.
In Dumba village, the seasons have changed beyond recognition.
In this interview with TheWaterChannel Erik Nissen-Petersen explains about the scope for rainwater harvesting in Eastern Africa.
Rooftop rainwater harvesting is picking up in rural Karnataka, India as people realise the advantages of a good, clean water source at the doorstep.
India has over 22 million bore-wells and its dependancy on groundwater is estimated at 65% of total water demand. Borewells are running deep and are running dry.
In tropical India , where the roofs are flat RCC, it is important to design smart roofs.