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Rainwater Harvesting: A Sustainable Solution to Water Crisis

S Ravichandran, Anuradha Singh, R. M. Madhumitha, Jyoti Rajput


Cleaning, washing, showering, cooking, drinking, as well as other household and commercial activities, all require water. The worldwide water crisis is a major source of concern. Due to population expansion and industrialization, higher water consumption is unavoidable. Rainwater collection has the potential to significantly reduce the water shortage. Leading to a shortage of water
protection and sustainable degradation of water supplies, we are all on the edge of water shortages today. Harvesting rainwater is an easy method of conserving water through collecting, storing, transporting, and purifying rainwater that falls on a roof, park, road, or open area for future use. Harvesting rainwater is a lengthy strategy for water conservation. Collecting rainwater consists of
simple catchments such as jars and pots and more intricate techniques used by ancient civilizations, and it is still an important source of drinking water in rural regions. The three major components included are the catchment area, collection device, and conveyance system

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