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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...

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...

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