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.
International Journal of Water, 2021 Vol.14 No.2/3, pp.141 - 166
Received: 22 Oct 2019
Accepted: 15 Feb 2020
Published online: 26 May 2022 *