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Recent research on effectiveness of a RWHs for domestic non-potable use and the water demand of the community


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Welcome To South Asia Rainwater Network

The Regional Network aims

  • Functioning as a repository of information and experience on rainwater harvesting, networking with organizations/institutions, private sector, and individual experts in the South Asia Region.
  • Strengthening a regional rainwater network to coordinate the identification and evaluation for RWH technologies with the purpose of promoting best practices in rainwater management.
  • Supporting effective advocacy towards governments and donor agencies.

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Building Women’s Leadership in the Water Sector of Pakistan

Time: Mar 5, 2024, 03:30 PM Islamabad, Karachi, TashkentJoin Zoom Meeting

Community nurseries initiated by Kanchan Nepal’s partner organization, LI-BIRDko Chautari n Begnas, Majhkot, and Sunpadali Rain Communities.

Women and girls suffer most from the impact of the climate crisis

Therefore, they travel longer distances such as from Himalaya Darchula to the Mahakali River to fetch water for their families. Governments must multiply investments into the UN water ambition for 2030 (SDG6) to help more than half of the world’s population have clean water and better adapt to the climate crisis.

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3rd International Maji Scientific Conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The theme of the International Conference is ‘Water and Sanitation in a Changing World.’ The event will be held from 31st January to 02nd February, at Mlimani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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International Workshop on “Impacts of Climate Change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)” during 28-29 February 2024 in Virtual-Mode

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are among the nations least responsible for climate change and are dependent on others to ensure that significant action is taken in their support through capacity building, technology transfer, financial support, and availability of other resources to build a more sustainable future.

Given the above, the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre), New Delhi jointly with the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Secretariat, Mauritius, and the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), Amstelveen, the Netherlands announces the organization of a two-day International Workshop on “Impacts of Climate Change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)” during 28-29 February 2024 in Virtual-mode. For more information

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Recent Research

Recent research offers you an array of insightful information on the effectiveness of rainwater harvesting systems for domestic non-potable use and the water demand of the community, climate change and water conservation etc.

Do you want to find out whether water stored in your rainwater harvesting reservoir/rainwater collection tank would suffice your demand

Check out the SamSamWater Rainwater Harvesting tool ( which allows you to calculate your rainwater storage requirement based on your [...]

A review of the article in Indian Express

A review of the article in Indian Express on 10% of cities in the national drinking water survey had 100% [...]

Luminary annual magazine features the importance of rainwater harvesting to address the demand for water in urban and rural Nepal

The melting point of ice pays no attention to rhetoric, only to our actions.

Dubai, [13 December, 2023] – Alarmed at the lack of urgency the past two weeks in Dubai, over 1000 cryosphere scientists have called on leaders at COP28 [...]

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    South Asia Rainwater Network   We invite you to become a member of our network on RWH. Together we can certainly make a difference by supporting each other towards creating access to water for vulnerable population in the South Asian countries. Simply click the below link that you are interested in adding your organization to the network.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER