Is there sufficient rainfall to sustain the rain water harvesting initiative?
I can assure you that Bangalore has a good amount of annual rainfall. In fact, annual average has even seen an increase, from 927 mm to about 1,000 mm. Rain water harvesting is one of the most suitable options for a city like Bangalore, which has seen such a sharp rise in population. It will enhance existing supply and mitigate the problem of non-availability. If all goes as planned, up to 40% of the existing consumption will be served by rain water. How will the mela help? At present, people do not know whom to get in touch with to make their home comply with the rule. This mela will offer a chance to interact with specialists. There will be stalls where the rules are explained, and even those that give you details of filters and trained plumbers. The KSCST also has helplines that function between 10 am to 5.30 pm,Monday to Friday.The numbers are: 23341658, 23348840, and 23348848. What else is needed for the success of the initiative? People’s attitudes need a shift. We need to be mor