Essays about: "Rainwater harvesting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words Rainwater harvesting.

  1. 1. Rainwater harvesting: An assessment of the future potential in Sweden.

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Anton Jensen Wennberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Rainwater harvesting; Stormwater management; Water supply; Sustainability.;

    Abstract : The thesis address the field of stormwater management. With a changing climate, the field of stormwater management much like many other fields will need to incorporate sustainable development if overall sustainability is to be reached. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crop production upgrading strategies and their role for household food security in Chamwino District, Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Charles Ndimbwa; [2018]
    Keywords : food security; upgrading strategies; smallholder farmers; food value chain; agriculture-nutrition pathway;

    Abstract : Food insecurity is still a challenge affecting many people in the world, whereby the majority live in developing countries in Southern Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In Sub-Saharan Africa, many who are food insecure are poor smallholder farmers in rural areas who depend on rain-fed agriculture for food and income. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hydrological and hydrogeological consequences of rapid and large-scale urbanization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI); Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Archana Ema Akhilesh; [2018]
    Keywords : Rapid and large-scale urbanization; ArcGIS; HEC-HMS; surface runoff; surface infiltration.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Urbanization is a process where rural population move to urban places for better job opportunities and facilities. This is a natural process and more or less unavoidable. But when this process takes place rapidly and at large -scale, the urban cities will undergo various changes that will impact the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Study of quality of drinking water : In rural areas of Souss Massa region

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Marah Casao; [2018]
    Keywords : dricksvatten; vattenbrist; Marocko;

    Abstract : The scarcity of water affects many developing nations. Today, Morocco,characterized by an arid and semi-arid climate, is approaching absolute scarcityof freshwater availability of 730 m3/capita/year. The effect of the scarcity ofwater is highly evident in rural localities, which are driven to rely on wellwater and rainwater harvesting. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban Water : Harvesting Rainwater at household level to improve the current water metabolism in Cuenca – Ecuador

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Juan Diego Godoy Chacha; [2015]
    Keywords : Urban Metabolism; Urban Water Management; Harvesting rainwater; Cuenca Ecuador.;

    Abstract : With a global population about 7 billion people and their continued growth are pressuring global natural resources, in freshwater matter this pressure is altering both the river flows; timing season of water flows; and spatial patterns in order to meet human demands both in urban as rural areas. However, water stress in urban areas are increasing and expectations by 2050 are grim with a global urban development by 70 percent moreover urbanization rate expected by 2030 in Latin America is 80 percent, thus the water concerns because of high average water consumption 220 lpd, and water leakage by 29 percent in the third largest city of Ecuador Cuenca have motivated to perform this analysis. READ MORE