WALMI starts rain harvesting system

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 Jul 2018 10:34:19



Staff Reporter

Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI) has started rain harvesting system at Kaliyasot. Though this initiative which the total 120 square meter area in hostel through the system through tube-well through land. About 1.5 lakh liters of rain water will be collected annually, Valmy’s Associate Professor Vivek Bhatt said that after the water quality is completed, it will be recharged in the ground after checking the mineral by filter. The purpose of getting started that the students and trainees coming to the training will be made aware of this initiative.

In low cost construction, if one plan on making the Rain Water Harvesting System at home, then only Rs 15 to 20 thousand can be started at the cost. Due to the increase in the number of tube-wells, the water-level has gone down considerably, which is worrying. To increase the water level it is necessary to collect of one drop of water to increase the water level, it is necessary for our coming generations, awareness of people in the last five years. Due to the gradual renewal of rain water harvesting system in homes. Calcium in the stored water, the level of magnesium minerals is as natural as it is extremely beneficial for health. A rainwater harvesting system comprises components of various stages inclduing transporting rainwater through pipes or drains, filtration, and storage in tanks for reuse or recharge.

On this occasion, the officials of the Water and Land Management Institute, the employees took the oath of collecting water in their own homes. The main objectives of the institute includes to provide in-service training of interdisciplinary nature to staff engaged in irrigation water management and land development in irrigation and agriculture departments. Action and adaptive research pertaining to irrigation project commands and to provide consultancy services, production of training materials (in print and electronic media), conducting seminars/workshops and organising farmer’s training programmes. The institute conducts about 152 training courses of 1 to 15 weeks duration (with potential of about 50,000 trainee-days) every year for different target groups of professionals, which include a weeklong course for progressive farmers on campus, 2 to 3 days courses for farmers in irrigation project commands, and 2 to 3 days courses for women farmers. In addition, the Institute has also been organising specially designed courses on demand from other States/Organisations and for other countries, and also national and international seminars. Training course for farmers in command area of Irrigation Projects have been organised recently.