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Facts of Rainwater Harvesting

Here are some interesting and lesser-known facts of rainwater harvesting.

01). India has harvested rainwater since the 10th century

02). The largest rainwater harvesting tank was built by the Chola Kings in the 11th century

03). Bamboo is used as pipes in Meghalaya to divert rainwater into fields as drip irrigation

04). Freshwater on earth is only 2.5% of the total water though 70% of the earth’s surface is covered by water

05). Plants grow well in rainwater as it is close to neutral PH level, high nitrogen content and lack of added chemicals

06). If you have a house of approximately 200 square feet area, you can save rainwater up to one year for your daily needs