Books and Reports
|1||Rain Water Harvesting Practitioners Guide for Sri Lanka |
Edited by: Ms. Tanuja Ariyananda
Color pictures: Higullawela Dissanayake
Content & Authors:
Chapter 1:Importance of rain water by Dr. C.S. Weerarathne & Dr. P.A.Weerasinghe
Chapter 2 – Rain water harvesting options by Mr. Deva Hapugoda
Chapter 3 – Economic & social aspects of rain water harvesting systems by Mr. M.M.Aheeyer
Chapter 4 - Case studies – Eng. Jayantha Gunathilake & Eng. Ajith Panagoda, Acht.I.D.Kuruppu, Mr. Niel Perera
English: May 2009
English - 133 pages, A5 sized, illustrated.
Sinhala - 137 pages, A4 sized, illustrated.
Tamil - 124 pages, A4 sized, illustrated.
English - ISBN No: 978-955-1064-06-8
Sinhala- ISBN No: 978-955-1064-07-2
Tamil - ISBN No: 978-955-1064-06-8-2
|2||Home Gardening Through Rain Water Haresting|
This booklet provides necessary details of how to use rain water for home gardening
Advice: Dr. C. S. Weerarathne, Dr. P. A. Weerasinghe and Ms. Tanuja Ariyananda
First Published:February 2009
Book details:25 pages, illustrated.
Sinhala - ISBN 978-955-1064-04-4
Tamil - ISBN 978-955-1064-05-1
|3||Rain Water Harvesting in Urban Areas|
Rain Water Harvesting in Urban Areas is a compact manual on RWH in urban environment. It gives a brief introduction to RWH, and highlights the necessity of RWH in urban areas with its advantages. It describes the technology, general components of a RWH system and gives details of practical systems which can be used in houses, apartments, offices and factories
Author: Dhanesh Wisumperuma
Artist: Saman Sissanayake
First Published: December 2004
Book details: 24 pages, illustrated.
English - ISBN 955-1064-02-X
Sinhala - ISBN 955-1064-01-1
Tamil - ISBN 955-1064-03-8
|4||Problem: Water - Solution : Rainwater|
Problem: Water - Solution : Rainwater is a manual which provides an idea of RWH with special attention to the technological aspects. It gives detailed descriptions of how to build a tank above the ground, on the ground or underground. Further this manual gives instructions on how to maintain a RWH tank and describes the qualities of rain water.
Design & Layout: Dharshana Karunatilake.
First Published: 1998
Book details: 16 pages, illustrated.
Languages: English, Sinhala, Tamil
|5||Rain Water to quench the thirst - අහස් දියෙන් පිපාසයට|
Rain Water to quench the thirstis a small booklet. It explains the technology how rain water is harvested in a simple manner.
First Published: 2013
Book details: 8 pages, illustrated.
Languages: Sinhala, Tamil
Sinhala Version - View | [PDF - 8.86 MB]
Tamil Version - View | [PDF - 7.82 MB]
Operation and Maintenance of
Rain Water Harvesting System
Rainwater Harvesting System
in Schools in Sri Lanka
First Published: 2015
English Version - View | [PDF - 1.04 MB]
|7||Operation and Maintenance of Mobile Weather Station - කාලගුණ මැණුම් උපකරණය භාවිතය හා පිරික්සීම|
The manual on Use and Maintenance of Mobile Weather Station aims to leverage both Open Source Hardware and Open Source Software to step-by-step guide the creation of a mobile weather station based on the Open Design, Open Source Hardware, Open Source Software and commodities off the shelf from local shops in Sri Lanka.
First Published: Sinhala – 2015, Tamil - 2015
Sinhala – 21 pages, A5 sized, illustrated.
Tamil – 21 pages, A5 sized, illustrated.
Sinhala Version - View | [PDF - 1.43 MB]
Tamil Version - View | [PDF - 1.02 MB]
|8||Atmosphere Automatic Weather Station |
First Published: English – 2016, Tamil - 2016
Chapter 1: Product information
Chapter 2: Hardware information
Chapter 3: Powering up
Chapter 4: GSM/GPRS Interface
Chapter 5: SMS Features
English Version - View | [PDF - 1 MB]
|9||Rain Water Harvesting Manual for Jaffna |
Author: Ms. Tanuja Ariyananda
Jointly Published By: Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum & World Vision Lanka
Chapter 1: Introduction to Jaffna and its Water Sources
Chapter 2: Rain Water Harvesting
Chapter 3: Rain Water Harvesting Technology
Chapter 4: Operation and Maintenance
Chapter 5: Social and Economic Aspects
Chapter 6: Mobile Weather Stations in Schools in Jaffna District
English Version - View | [PDF - 6.30 MB]
Tamil Version - View | [PDF - 6.30 MB]
|10||International Rainwater Catchment Systems Experiences |
Published by: IWA Publishing , London , UK
First Published: 2020
ISBN : 9781789060577 ( paperback)
ISBN : 9781789060584 (eBook)
Chapter 3: T N Ariyananda
Transforming tradition of rainwater harvesting in Sri Lanka
English Version - View
|11||Sustainable Climate Action and Water Management |
Published by: Springer Singapore
Chapter 2: Author : T N Ariyananda
Rainwater Harvesting Systems as Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Tool for Drought and Flood Prone Areas of Sri Lanka
English Version - View
|12||Voice of Rainwater Harvesting Users |
E published: April 2021
The success stories reported in this publication is a result
of a 3 year project commenced in 2016 -2019 in partnership
with USAID and Districts authorities to provide safe disaster resilient drinking water to floods and drought prone areas in the island.
English Version - View [PDF]