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Quality of Collected Rainwater from Sri Lanka

Rainwater harvesting has gained popularity in rural areas of Sri Lanka during the last few years. Number of water supply projects somewith foreign funding has included rainwater harvesting as a technical option in their planning. The technology ha been disseminated by Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum and has been successfully taken on by the government sector as well as the non-government sector throughout the country. The greater attraction of the rainwater harvesting system is the low cost, simple design and construction technology, independence ofcentral system, accessible and easily maintained at household.


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Syed Azizul Haq, PEng, Executive Engineer, Public Works Department (PWD).

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