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The prints on Water
April 5, 2021April 5, 2021
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The prints on Water

Water is a powerful natural resource which gives lives to thousands of humans, flora, and fauna.  Rivers, streams, falls and brooks add aesthetic beauty to our surroundings . Marking the world water day 2021 the young people from Monaragala got an opportunity to spend a day close to nature while learning the importance and uses...

Launching the 3rd Regional Rain Water Harvesting Resources Center at Kilinochchi
March 30, 2021March 30, 2021
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Launching the 3rd Regional Rain Water Harvesting Resources Center at Kilinochchi

The third regional resources center on rain water harvesting was established at National Water Supply and Drainage Board  at  Kilinochchi (NWSDB) on 26th of March 2021. This was established by LRWHF with the support of USAID and NWSDB, Kilinochchi. The main objective of the resources center is to promote and aware the public on rain water...

South Asia Rainwater Harvesting Network (SARNET) launches the website taking on the theme of this year’s international water day “valuing water.”
March 23, 2021March 30, 2021
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South Asia Rainwater Harvesting Network (SARNET) launches the website taking on the theme of this year’s international water day “valuing water.”

Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum convenor of the South Asia Rainwater Harvesting Network (SARNET) launched the website of the network taking on the theme of this year’s international water day “valuing water” at an event conducted via zoom social media platform on the 24th of March 2021. This event attracted the participation of many rainwater harvesting...

RWH tank handover ceremony at B/Bharathi Maha Vidyalaye, Badulla
March 23, 2021March 23, 2021
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RWH tank handover ceremony at B/Bharathi Maha Vidyalaye, Badulla

In celebration of World Water day 2021 a ceremony took place to commemorate the handing over of a 30,000 litre Rain Water Harvesting System to B/Bharathi Maha Vidyalaye was held on 22nd March 2021 at school premises. RWHS is painted with 14 drawings on the themes of climate change, conservation of water and environment by...

World Water Day 2021 Celebration
March 18, 2021March 18, 2021
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World Water Day 2021 Celebration

In Celebration of World Water Day 2021 LRWHF have organized few events in Colombo,Badulla, Moneragala and Kilinochchi Districts.A Children’s program “Notes on the water” (Diyamatha Satahan) is organized at the reservation of Athiliwawe in Walawaya , Moneragala on 21st March 2021 . The children in the Athiliwawa invited to participate this program. They will be...

Webniar IV “Rainwater Harvesting Offers Hope and Opportunities for Women?”
February 24, 2021March 16, 2021
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Webniar IV “Rainwater Harvesting Offers Hope and Opportunities for Women?”

Daily women across South Asia spend most of their time fetching water for their household needs. Access to a water source becomes a key determinant in the quality of life. In Nepal for women living in mountainous terrain nearly one hour is needed to fetch from springs downhill, in Sri Lanka for girl children from...

Webinar on Covid 19 & RWH
January 27, 2021February 3, 2021
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Webinar on Covid 19 & RWH

The 3rd in the series the webinar organized by South Asia Rainwater Harvesting Network(SARNET): Covid 19, Rainwater Harvesting: issues, challenges and best practices concluded on the 29th of January 2021 with the active participation of water management practitioners, activists and government representatives from South Asia. The increased water use in the South Asia region, issues...

South Asia Join Hands to Share Knowledge on Rainwater Harvesting
November 17, 2020November 17, 2020
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South Asia Join Hands to Share Knowledge on Rainwater Harvesting

As the novel coronavirus keeps us socially distanced, the need for building strong virtual relationships has become quite vital. Having understood that, the South Asian Rainwater Harvesting Network (SARNET), initiated by Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum (LRWHF) supported by USAID and IRCSA, recently conducted their first webinar on the 30th of September 2020 to keep its...

23rd Annual General Meeting of Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum
October 14, 2020October 14, 2020
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23rd Annual General Meeting of Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum

The 23rd Annual General Meeting of Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum (LRWHF) was held on 5th September 2020 at Rain Center Pelawatte, Battaramulla. Honorary Board of Directors, members, and staff members of LRWHF participated in the meeting. The meeting was organized under the health and safety guidelines for enhancing protection of staff and invitees and preventing...