Rainwater Harvesting – A Solution to depleting Water levels

Rainwater harvesting is the accumulation and deposition of rainwater for reuse on-site, rather than allowing it to runoff. Our water supplies are falling and water restrictions are in place in many communities to reduce overall water usage and protect supplies. With rainwater harvesting the rainwater is collected in a water storage tank or cistern and stored for later use.


The average rainfall recorded in Bangalore was 972 mm (Average for 30 years) mainly distributed over 8 months i.e. from April-November with around 60 rainy days in a year. As per BWSSB (Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board) rain water could be the immediate resource to augment existing water supply system.

There are other significant benefits as well that can be achieved by using rainwater. Few definitive benefits of rain water harvesting are mentioned below.

1. You save money on water bills by using your own water source
2. The stored water can be used for watering garden, flushing toilets, washing clothes and washing cars
3. No water shortage due to water cuts
4. You get 24 hours water supply
5. Much water can be saved per family in the society per day
6. You make use of a valuable resource which is free

rainwater harvesting

Considering its social and environmental benefits, Rain Water Harvesting is one of the features that is going to be available at Durga Petals.

Durga Petals is an upcoming project from Durga Projects and Infrastructures Ltd in the prime location of Marathahalli Outer Ring Road, the heart of Bangalore’s IT corridor with proximity to major IT companies, educational institutes, shopping malls and more. Spread on 5 acres of land, Petals boasts of 7 luxurious sky soaring towers with each having 13 storeys.  And that’s not all; it also has a club house and 40+ recreational amenities.

For more details on the project, please visit http://www.durgaprojects.in/petals or call +919019555777.


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