Water 1 Any land anywhere can be used to harvest rainwater
The fundamental reason: extend the fruits of the monsoon
The basic principle: Catch water where it falls
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TRADITIONAL

 

Indigenous systems

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MODERN

Contemporary systems

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Profiles

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Traditional Systems

Kunds of the Thar Desert

kund_sm.jpg (1965 bytes)In one of the driest places on earth civilization thrived due to systems that harvested rain water for use all year round.

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Bamboo Drip Irrigation of the Northeastern Hills

bamboo_sm.jpg (3924 bytes)The Northeastern Hill region has a unique system ot drip inrrigation that harvests rainwater using bamboo pipes.

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Kul Irrigation of the Trans-Himalaya

kul_sm.jpg (2911 bytes)Despite receiving little rainfall because of being in the Himalayan rain shadow, the people of the Spiti valley have made use of melting glacier water to feed their agruicultural needs.

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