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Rainwater Harvesting at Wadia College

A group of engineering students have recently designed a rainwater harvesting system for their school in the water-thirsty city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. At full capacity, it will collect 87 lakh liters (around 2,298,297 US gallons) of rainwater each year. The students are collecting rainwater in tanks on several buildings, and the water is filtered before it recharges the main well on campus. Pretty neat, eh?

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3 thoughts on “Rainwater Harvesting at Wadia College”

  1. Great! Both urban and rural contexts can benefit enormously from this, coupled with local gardening. Everywhere in the world!

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