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Training course on urban rainwater harvesting


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WaterAid organized an international training on Urban Rainwater Harvesting System in collaboration with Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India at Brac CDM, Savar, Dhaka held on 17-19 June, 2013. A total of 32 participants attended in this training course from different corners e.g, GoB representatives, university professionals from different disciplines, NGO activist as well as WASH service providers from WASA and City Corporation. The prime objective of this training course were : addressing urban water challenges of Dhaka City in coming days; encourage sector professionals about the importance of urban rainwater harvesting as an alternative source to meet increased water demand; transfer the technical know-how of rainwater harvesting etc. The training programme was facilitated by CSE professionals. There were also some national professionals took part as guest speakers in this training course. RAiN Forum presented on “Water Crisis in Bangladesh and Potential of Rainwater Harvesting to Mitigate the Crisis” in the training program.