Construction and Operation and Maintenance of Rainwater Harvesting Project



As discussed in the previous chapters, the rainwater harvesting system consists of three components, namely the rainwater collection, rainwater storage, and water supply/irrigation subsystems. In this chapter before discussing the construction and operation and maintenance (O&M) of these 3 subsystems, we will start with a general consideration of the building materials for the RWH project.


Construction of rainwater harvesting project Operation and maintenance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gansu Research Institute for Water ConservancyLanzhouChina

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