Special Days & Awareness Programmes

Awareness Program on Rainwater harvesting

An Awareness Program on Rainwater harvesting organized by Department of Civil Engineering, Integral University Lucknow at Behta Gram Panchayat, Kursi road, Block /Tehsil- Lucknow, District-Lucknow held on 20th August 2016.
We knows that India is fast developing countries in the world. For the development of any country, water plays an important role in the everywhere like agricultural. industry, institution, and construction work. Above 70 % of the people depends upon the agriculture in our country. Water is one of the most important factors in agriculture and also other sectors.
All over the world. water usages are increasing day by day, but awareness of water management for the people in the world are insufficient. Rainwater harvesting is the process of augmenting the natural filtration of rainwater into the underground formation by some artificial methods. “Conscious collection and storage of rainwater to cater to demands of water, for drinking. domestic purpose & irrigation is termed as Rainwater Harvesting. In this regards an awareness program at Behta Gram Panchavat. Kursi road, Block /Tehsil- Lucknow, District- Lucknow held on 20' August 2016. The faculty coordinators for the program were Mr. Nusrat All and Dr. Sabih Ahmad. The students of B.Tech, Civil Engineering actively participated in the event along with the students from other faculties. There were about 340 students in the activity. A camp was arranged at the central place of the Behta Gram Panchavat.

Students aware the villagers about the Rooftop rainwater harvesting (RTRWH that it is the most common technique of rainwater harvesting (RWH) for domestic consumption in rural areas end this is most often cone at small scale. Il is a simple. low-cost technique that requires minimum specific expertise or knowledge and offers many benefits. Rainwater is collected on the roof and transported with pipes to a storage reservoir, where it provides water al the point of consumption or can be used for recharging a well or the aquifer.
The villagers are using underground water for all household purposes. The students also visited various houses in the village to create awareness about importance & conservation of water.