Conserving and
Managing Rainwater

A GDRC Special Feature on
Rainwater Harvesting and Management

What is Rain water harvesting? Simply put, rainwater harvesting is the accumulation and storage of rainwater for consumption and other domestic use or for irrigation and ground water recharge. It involves collecting rainwater from natural surfaces or rooftops, and using the collected precipitation for various purposes.

The Web
of Rain

Online resources on rainwater harvesting


Organizations working on rainwater issues

Starting points for Rainwater Harvesting:

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Contact: Hari Srinivas - hsrinivas@gdrc.org