Title: Smart rain water harvesting techniques

Authors: Raseswari Pradhan; Jaya Prakash Sahoo

Addresses: Department of Electrical Engg., VSSUT Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, 768018, India ' Department of Sanskrit, Central University, Koraput, Odisha, 764021, India

Abstract: In a smart city, the following factors are very vital such as smart grid, e-health. Smart city is one of the burning topics of research. Although there is no particular definition of smart city, it means smart grid, e-health, e-environmental monitoring, smart home, smart water quality, smart air quality etc. integrated into a single application. Human civilisation cannot be sustained and prosper with shortage of usable water. Hence, water has a vital share in human life even living in smart cities. This paper describes about the smart water quality issues in a smart city and some of the research advances in handling those issues. Among them it investigates the rain water harvesting technologies and some of their practical applications.

Keywords: rain water harvesting; technologies; features; traditional methods; rain centres; objectives; structure.

DOI: 10.1504/IJW.2020.10039012

International Journal of Water, 2021 Vol.14 No.2/3, pp.141 - 166

Received: 22 Oct 2019
Accepted: 15 Feb 2020

Published online: 29 Jan 2022 *

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