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Five Most Innovative Rain Water Harvesting Projects





Rainwater harvesting is known to be one of the most prominent solutions to the impending vulnerability of many watersheds all over the world due to climate change impacts. The rejuvenation of the watersheds with the help of innovative rainwater harvesting can prevent further deterioration of the basins. Below are the five most intelligent water harvesting methods adopted by the stakeholders to restore their watersheds which ensured their sustainability.

Mega muddy rainwater harvesting System/project


"Harvested water is used for fish farming, banana plantation, Sericulture, Floriculture and for other purposes."



Story of Dhun

"the first step for his dream project was to bring water to this dry land and using traditional water harvesting practices the land today has more than 8 waterbodies in it..."


Rain Water Harvesting in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Uganda


"There is hardly a place in the world where it never rains. Rainwater belongs to everyone. And the methods to collect, store, use and reuse rainwater (to ‘harvest’ rainwater) are easy to apply. " The video represents the various rainfall harvesting measures adopted by the stakeholders, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Uganda."


The Miracle Water Village: Hiware Bazar

"The Miracle Water Village narrates the inspirational story of the impoverished farming community in India that reversed its fortunes through its visionary model of water management. 

Lying in one of the worst drought-prone regions of India, the village of Hiware Bazar battled many decades of sparse rain and failed crops. However, 20 years ago, the entire village came together to script a silent revolution by designing a rainwater-harvesting model that saved every drop of the scanty rain they received. Today, the village is literally an oasis in the middle of the desert, boasting of bumper harvests, dairy co-operatives, millionaire families, and visionary farmers. "


Chennai's Rainwater Harvesting

"This is the journey of Tamilnadu on its pursuit of finding sustainable clean water.
The planning and efforts are done for many many years by individuals, groups, and the state.  
Its Tamilnadu's Rainwater Harvesting efforts encapsulated into one story."


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