Content tagged with Water harvesting

What Can a Desert Beetle Tell Us About Water Harvesting?

The trend that sees technologies mimic systems or elements found in nature for the purpose of solving our real-life complex problems will not (and should not) cease. Nature is simply mind-boggling and biomimicry can provide design inspirations and techniques to optimise many daily products, like a self-filling water bottle – with help from the Namib Desert beetle. Read on

Central Ground Water Board releases atlas of India's groundwater aquifiers

The Central Ground Water Board has released an atlas marking priority areas for water conservation and ground water replenishment. The atlas provides detailed data on 14 principal and 42 major aquifiers across the country as well as providing in depth analysis about the state of aquifiers in six states including Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya and Tamil Nadu. Read on