Surface water harvesting and recharging of aquifers

Code No: TMS078 Price: 1300 Category: Water

 

India ranks third in the world for fresh water availability, the front runners being Canada and Brazil.
In spite of receiving 4200 cu.km.(km3) of rain water every year, there is a shortage of water practically in all the states, whether it is Maghalaya, Delhi, Tamilnadu or Andhra Pradesh. This is because rain water is not harvested and utilized in a planned way. A summary of the Techno-Market Survey “Surface Water Harvesting and Recharging of Aquifers” is given below: