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Water Harvesting means storing rain water and reusing it, rather than allowing it to run off.

The objectives of rainwater harvesting are

  • To meet the rising demand of water needs
  • To raise the water table underground
  • To reduce soil erosion
  • It helps preventing urban flooding due to excess rain
  • It can reduce the water bill in urban areas
  • It can be used for non-drinking purposes
  • Water stored can be used for irrigation purposes
  • Reduces Water flowing into the sea in coastal regions

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.