Many countries in the world have adopted rainwater harvesting methods to overcome water scarcity. Some of them are U.S.A., Germany, Japan, Australia, Egypt, Israel, Spain, Sweden, Russia, Mexico, and France etc. Israel where rainwater is scanty has become self sufficient in its water requirements by adopting various rain water harvesting techniques. This demonstrates the worthiness of Rainwater Harvesting.
Simple Rainwater Harvesting methods have the capability of setting the country on the road to prosperity. If the individuals, companies and the government adopt Rainwater Harvesting with a serious concern, then India can be placed on the map of developed countries.
In our motherland, we get more rainwater during the monsoons. Proper Rainwater Harvesting method adopted to conserve them will help us to overcome scarcity, which is looming large day by day.
Rainwater Harvesting will not only solve the drinking water problem, but also will increase the soil moisture content and fertility. This in turn will result in more food and cash crop yields more production will enhance the income and will bring about a change in the living conditions of the people for the better. The cumulative effect will be shown on the country’s economy itself.
Rainwater Harvesting will increase the green cover and add to the scenic beauty of the country. Other living species like birds and animals, which depend on the environmental conditions, will be able to thrive better.