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Thursday, January 20 2022


‘Rainwater Harvesting should be practised to conserve water resources’

Mandya: Nowadays, water resources need to be conserved and rainwater harvesting need to be practised frequently, said Sankare Gowda, Chief Engineer, Cauvery Irrigation Corporation, South zone.

He was speaking after inaugurating an awareness workshop and lecture, ‘online webinar on rainwater harvesting’. During the occasion, a poster release ceremony was also held at the corporation auditorium.

Water resources are essential for agriculture and livelihoods, and there is a need to continuously replenish the natural rainwater by harvesting it on the spot, increasing groundwater level and increasing the knowledge on how to use rainwater daily use, he added. To fight water shortage, he called on farmers and domestic users of water to work towards conserving the natural water resources and to implement rainwater harvesting.

Dr Prasanna Kumar, a professor at PES College of Engineering, said, “If we waste precious water, we can lose water resources and we should not consider water a free or cheap resource and waste it because it might lead to water shortage.”

He added that rainwater harvesting is essential to prevent rainwater runoff and depletion of fertile land. He spoke about the need to know the technology and method of using rainwater by the farmers, citizens and industrialist alike.

On the occasion, an oath in the name of water was taken and they vowed to conserve rainwater.  

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