Visit to Mokhada on World Water Day 2013

To commemorate, World Water Day on 22nd March this year, International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance (IRHA) organised rainwater harvesting awareness raising activities in a few schools in India and Nepal. Children and teachers were educated about rainwater harvesting, given information on IRHA’s Blue Schools Programme, and also had fun in the “Catch the Rain” art competition!    Continue reading

IRHA – Helping to catch every drop

“Our vision is a large use of rainwater in every field of life.”

This was the basis of the formation of the International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance (IRHA) in Geneva in November 2002, following recommendations formulated during the World Summit for Sustainable Development in Johannesburg two months earlier.

In the ten years of its existence, IRHA has been providing lobbying support and a platform to promote rainwater harvesting to address water supply problems.

In ancient India, human cave settlements, villages and kingdoms were built on the foundations of efficient water management.  Those that were not near rivers were Continue reading

Raindrops Geneva Award 2013 – RWH poster

At Puttenahalli Lake, we know the value of rainwater and its harvesting. After all, the only water that the lake receives is from rain.

Now here’s a good opportunity for artists to help in promoting RWH and win some good prize money too!

“Raindrops Geneva Award” is a competition organised by the International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance (IRHA) to highlight the importance of this vital resource – rainwater – and its management. Continue reading