If the history of farmers who have embraced water harvesting
were to be written, Timothy Mburu's name would not miss in the list.The 38-year farmer from Kieni, Nyeri, is among those who have taken up water harvesting
on such a serious note that he feels pain when he sees rainwater going to waste.
Construction work has started on the Netherlands' V8 Architects-designed national pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, with the facility set to focus on water harvesting
as a symbol of 'innovation and connection' during the next World Expo, which opens its doors on 20 October, 2020.
A senior diplomat made a presentation on water harvesting
and explained the Dutch Expo theme 'Uniting Water, Food and Energy'.
As a symbol of innovation and connection, a senior Dutch diplomat made a presentation on water harvesting
, detailing the Dutch Expo theme 'Uniting Water Food and Energy', thus reflecting the country's knowledge and expertise in the sustainability sector, said a statement from the Dutch Consulate in Dubai.
MWS said that with El Nino imminent and with only 4 percent of water harvesting
in the Philippines, the government should implement the required water harvesting
levels stated in the Building Code.
By using different methods, roads and the related infrastructure can be changed into structures that can retain, spread and reroute water for local water harvesting
, he said.
Khartoum, January 13 (SUNA) - The Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity has affirmed the implementation of a number of water harvesting
projects and alternative and renewable energies in Jabrat-a-Sheikh Locality in North Kordofan State in support of exports and enhancing the capacity of animal resources producers to expand production of export meat.
ISLAMABAD -- Water harvesting
is an effective way to store rainwater which would be helpful to manage scarcity of water in coastal areas acting as buffer against droughts.
The government plans to launch the National Water Harvesting
and Storage Authority next week.
The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook: How to Design and Build Swales, Dams, Ponds, and Other Water Harvesting
Systems is for gardeners interested in permaculture, and offers a review of watering harvesting earthworks to channel water into more effective usage and storage systems.
Synopsis: In the face of drought and desertification, well-designed, water harvesting
earthworks such as swales, ponds, and dams are the most effective way to channel water into productive use.