Rainwater harvesting and its initiatives in Bangalore

Rainwater harvesting and its initiatives in Bangalore

This paper by AR Shivakumar of Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology was presented at a national seminar organised by ISRO at NIAS Bangalore in 2010. It highlights the grave water situation in the city where the water demand is ever on the increase with the increasing population.

 

 

 

This paper by AR Shivakumar of the Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST), presented at a national seminar organised by ISRO at NIAS Bangalore in 2010, begins by highlighting the increasing problem of scarcity of water that the city of Bangalore has been experiencing in recent years and suggests a required plan of action for a sustainable water supply system in the city. The paper highlights the grave water situation in the city where the water demand is ever on the increase with the increasing population. Borewells are being dug indiscriminately all throughout the city at rapid rates that are endangering the groundwater levels.

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