Common Questions

What is Rain Water Harvesting ( RWH )?

Rain Water Harvesting, is merely "putting back “ rain water into the soil, where it is stored in underground reservoirs and rivers, so that we can draw it whenever we need it".

Is it mandatory to do RWH ?

As directed by the Urban Development Department, Government of Maharashtra, under section- 154 of MR & TP Act – 1966 and vide Provision No. TPB 432001/2133/ CR 230 - 01/UD-11, dated 10/3/2005, it has become mandatory for all buildings greater than 300 Sq. Mt. to have Rain Water Harvesting System for captive use.Due to this Municipal Corporation of various cities and towns have made implementation of Rainwater Harvesting System mandatory for all upcoming projects. Gram Panchayats are also implementing Rainwater Harvesting Scheme vigorously and getting support from various Government Schemes.

Can I harvest rain in my own house / society / existing or old building ?

Yes you can. Structures to harvest rain require little space. A dried borewell, a row of soak pits or a tank--concealed below the ground- are all that you need. The open spaces -- rooftops and ground - can be used as your catchment (surface to catch rain). Call us to know the complete process!!

Who will it benefit?

You !! Individuals, Societies, Bunglows, buildings, hospitals, Hotels & Resorts, Schools, Colleges, Various Industries…..almost every where water is a major requirement and the availability of water is less. Rainwater Harvesting Systems are simple to implement even for existing buildings as well as industries and can be designed to suit specific need.

How much will it cost?

RWH is less Expensive, Self paying &Easy to Implemtent, Operate & Maintain. Cost of a RWH System varies, depending on the area of your roof and other structures that you will use to harvest rain. It is self paying investment and the entire cost incurred can be recovered in few years depending upon the cost of water from govt. source or tankers. Call us and Find out More details!!

How much Area is consumed / required in doing RWH System?

Approx 15 to 20 Sqmts

Does it work?

Yes. Rainwater harvesting is an age-old practice in India. Our ancestors harvested rain just as naturally as they tilled the ground to grow crops. The system is now more modern and reliable.

What are the Benefits of RWH System?

Rainwater Harvested can be used for Gardening, Flushing, Car washing etc. depending on the kind of use and the industry / place it is being implemented. Rooftop Rainwater is in its purest form and hence Even Temples use Rain water Harvesting to wash the utensils used for Pooja and some even use this water for bathing the idol iin the temple. Rain water Harvesting helps in bridging the gap between supply and demand thereby reducing load on regular source of water supply. It Reduces the cost of pumping of ground water due to rise in Ground Water Table. Provides high quality soft water low in minerals. Improves the quality of ground water through dilution when recharged in to ground water and Reduces soil erosion in alluvium area.

What will be the quality of water?

Rainwater Harvesing provides high quality soft water low in minerals.It Improves the quality of ground water through dilution when recharged in to ground water. Reduces soil erosion in alluvium area. You are putting rain water into the ground, which once contaminated, cannot be cleaned easily. Please do not let water with sewage or other dirt flow into your recharge pits. This is why the cleanest rainwater is from our rooftops. There are also filters to keep some dirt out. See for yourself.

Who will build it and how long will it take?

You need a Consultant / an Expert in Rainwater Harvesting. It is simple but it still needs someone who has experience in the principles of rainwater harvesting. Then a skilled mason or a plumber can do the job for you. For upcoming projects, the builder can hire the contractors who will implement the system. Time frame depends on the size of the Project for which the Rain Water Harvesting is being Planned.

What is the Cost Of Maintenance?

The owner/user can easily maintain the systems at minimal cost. As of Today there are some very good screens available in the market that are manufactured with modernized technology which cuts downs to maintenance cost which is equal to ZERO MAINTENANCE !! Call us to get more details

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