Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) - A Review


J. R. Julius
R. Angeline Prabhavathy
G. Ravikumar


As the world population increases, the demand increases for quality drinking water.  Surface and groundwater resources are being utilized faster than they can be recharged. Rainwater harvesting is an old practice that is being adopted by many nations as a viable decentralized water source.  This paper reviews the methods, design of rainwater harvesting systems, and its impacts adopted in all parts of the world.