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IWA International Workshop on Rainwater for Drinking
September 2, 2021September 2, 2021
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IWA International Workshop on Rainwater for Drinking

Supported by IWA Rainwater Harvesting and Management Specialist Group and the International Rain Water Harvesting Alliance, together with Seoul National University, IWA is organizing a workshop on Rainwater For Drinking (RFD), mainly showcasing success stories in the use of Rainwater for drinking for Asia and Pacific Islands.  *To register for the Workshop (Free registration)*: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Qo280AcBP3pi12Wc3jj4FS7Z7GgRX4r8uYeGTFLDPS4/editTo attend...

International E-Conference  Sustainable livelihoods: Water, Climate Change and Geo-Spatial Development
August 10, 2021August 10, 2021
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International E-Conference Sustainable livelihoods: Water, Climate Change and Geo-Spatial Development

About the ConferenceIn the twenty-first century, livelihoods will be required by two or threetimes the current human population. People, their capacities, and theirmeans of subsistence, such as food, income, and possessions, make up alivelihood. Resources and stores are tangible assets, whereas claims andaccess are intangible assets. A livelihood is ecologically sustainable if itpreserves or improves...

International Conference on “Looming water crisis and climate change in South Asia: Rain Water Harvesting as an adaptation strategy”.
July 29, 2021August 24, 2021
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International Conference on “Looming water crisis and climate change in South Asia: Rain Water Harvesting as an adaptation strategy”.

Posters/cartoons/videos should be submitted online (via Google / We Transfer) on or before the 20th of August 2021. Submission deadline extended to 26th August 2021Email to : conference@sarainwater.org The conference review committee will provide feedback for authors and will make the final selections and the authors/submitters will be informed by 01st September 2021. For more information...

SARNET VI webinar highlights the importance of refining the traditional rainwater harvesting technologies to address the growing demand for water
May 24, 2021June 7, 2021
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SARNET VI webinar highlights the importance of refining the traditional rainwater harvesting technologies to address the growing demand for water

“Rainwater harvesting as an adaptation mechanism for climate change and the looming water crisis” was the 06th webinar hosted by SARNET on the 25th of May 2021. This webinar featured the experiences on water availability and rainwater harvesting practices of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Three key experts on hydrology and rainwater harvesting shared their experiences and...

E- Book on Voice of Rainwater Harvesting Users
May 7, 2021May 7, 2021
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E- Book on Voice of Rainwater Harvesting Users

The success stories reported in this publication is a result of a 3 year project commenced in 2016 in partnership with USAID and Districts authorities to provide safe disaster resilient drinking water to floods and drought prone areas in the island. The project sought to provide more efficient disaster resilient water supplies to vulnerable communities,...

Highlights of Webinar program on “Rainwater Harvesting in the Plantations”
April 22, 2021April 22, 2021
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Highlights of Webinar program on “Rainwater Harvesting in the Plantations”

A webinar program on “rainwater harvesting in the plantations” organised by Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum in collaboration with Elpitiya plantation held on 8th April 2021. The webinar is organised in celebration of World Water Day 2021, to share experience and benefits of implementing rainwater harvesting in the plantation sector. The presenters were from plantation companies...

Water Quiz – Inter School Competition
April 22, 2021April 22, 2021
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Water Quiz – Inter School Competition

The first round of the “Water Quiz – Inter School Competition” organized by Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum was successfully held in Badulla, Monaragala, Kilinochchi and Mulaithivu districts, with the aim of testing children’s knowledge on water at both local and global level and enhancing their knowledge on water conservation. The competition was conducted in...