Books and Reports
|1||Understanding Land Degradation - An Overview |
Author: Stanley Weerarathne
Contents (6 chapters)
This book highlights issues related to land degradation, the causal factors, and methods of control. The audience is agricultural practitioners and planners as well as students of agriculture. Environmentalists would also benefit by understanding the main issues related to land degradation discussed.
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|2||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
|3||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
|4||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
|5||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
|6||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]
|8||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]
|9||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]
|10||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]
|11||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
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|12||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
|13||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]