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10th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
"Rainwater International 2001"
Mannheim, Germany - September 2001

All abstracts (PDF 370kb)

Preface

Summary of Discussions

Statement by the Participants of the 10th International Conference on Rainwater Catchment Systems, Mannheim, Germany, 10-14 September, 2001 to the International Conference on Freshwater, Bonn, 3-7 December, 2001.

Topics

1. Urban Rainwater Catchment Issues

2. Rainwater Catchment in Humid and Arid Regions

3. Rainwater: Quality Issues

4. Rainwater Catchment in Agriculture

5. Legal and Political Aspects of Rainwater Harvesting

1. Urban Rainwater Catchment Issues

Papers

1.1 Runoff Absorption Potential of Roofing Materials
Adhityan Appan and Sim Wan Seng
Abstract, PDF of full document (8pp, 33kb)
1.2 Water Harvesting in an Industry- Bangalore, India
Ajit Kumar
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 16kb)
1.3 The Quality and Major Influencing Factors of Runoff in Beijing Urban Area
Che Wu, Wang Huizhen, Li Junqi, Liu Hong & Meng Guanghui
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 68kb)
1.4 Urban-related Water Issues at Local Level: Case Study "Caduti Della Resistenza-Ater" Neighbourhood, Padua, Italy
E. Roberto Trevisiol
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 29kb)
1.5 Ecological Storm Water Management of Large Settlements
Harald Kraft
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 30kb)
1.6 Internet Survey on Local Governments Subsidizing Rainwater Utilization
Ryoko Shintani, Ichiro Kita, Hiroshi Itagaki, Kouichi Takeyama and Kitamura Kunihiko
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 21kb)
1.7 Rainwater Harvesting in an Urban Context: Case Study of Bangalore City, India
S. Vishwanath
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 27kb)
1.8 Quantitative and Qualitative Improvement in Groundwater by Artificial Recharge: A Case Study in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Saumitra Mukherjee and Anita Mukherjee
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 92kb)
1.9 Rainwater Utilization of Quake Disaster Area Rebuilding Programs in Taiwan
Shih-Chi Lee, Min-Chaur Lin, Wen-Hong Chou, Jen-Chung Chen
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 60kb)
1.10 Use of Rainwater in Australian Urban Environments
Ted Gardner, Peter Coombes & Richard Marks
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 78kb)
Posters
1.11 RWH as EST in Mysore Development
Er Chidambar BS, Er Vallapu MadhuSudhan Rao, Suresha N, Er Venkataramaiah Jagannatha
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 21kb)
1.12 Sizing of Rainwater Storage Tanks in Urban Zones
M. A. Domínguez, C. Eric Schiller & Nikolai Serpokrylov
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 58kb)
1.13 Large-Scale Dry Sanitation Programs -Preliminary Observations and Recommendations from Urban Experiences in Mexico
Ana Cordova
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 15kb)

2. Rainwater Catchment in Humid and Arid Regions

Papers
2.1 Potential of Rainwater Cistern Systems for Bluefields, Nicaragua
Don H. Waller, E. Armijos-Luna, R.S. Scott
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 77kb)
2.2 Water for Bukora and Ndego:Water Security Issues in Rwandan Resettlement Villages
Hans Hartung and Caritas Mukankusi
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 26kb)
2.3 Securing Domestic Water Supplies for Rural Bangladesh Through Combined Systems
Karl Wehrle
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 74kb)
2.4 Post-evaluation of a Rainwater Harvesting Project
Sha Lusheng, Li Huilong, Wang Yongsheng, Zhang Hongtao
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 22kb)
2.5 Value of Rainwater for Domestic Use in the Uphill Settlements inSri Lanka
M.M.M. Aheeyar
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 24kb)
2.6 Rainwater Harvesting with Subsurface and Sand Dams
Mesfin Shenkut
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 20kb)
2.7 Rainwater Modeling in Arid Regions (A Case Study in the North of Tunisia)
Noureddine Gaaloul and J. Aurouze
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 30kb)
2.8

Rainwater Harvesting for Drought Proofing
Preeti Misra
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 28kb)

2.9 Multiple Sourcing and Water Security
Rajindra Ariyabandu
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 24kb)
2.10

Promotion of Rainwater Jars Through Informed Choice (A Laos Case Study)
Soutsakhone Chanthaphone
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 29kb)

2.11 Roofwater Catchment for the Rural Poor
Terry Thomas and Dai Rees
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 42kb)
Posters
2.12 Potentials of Rainwater in a Southwestern Nigerian Community
Akinwale Coker
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 22kb)
2.13 Promoting Rainwater Utilisation in Oruchinga, Uganda
Charles Rwabambari
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 26kb)
2.14 Rainwater Harvesting Techniques for Rural Houses
Daudi Makamba
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 43kb)
2.15 Opportunities for Water Management in Arid and Semiarid Zones of Mexico
Dietmar Rössel and H. Ortiz-Laurel
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 16kb)
2.16 Cost-effective Dimensioning of Artificial Rainwater Harvesting Storage Systems
D. Walther and K. Thanasekaran
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 77kb)
2.17 Economic Analysis of Rainwater Harvesting for Agricultural Production in Selected Semiarid Areas of Tanzania
Ephraim Senkondo, A.S.K. Msangi, P. Xavery, E.A. Lazaro, N. Hatibu
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 13kb)
2.18 Rainwater Harvesting in Grand Turk
Fernando Pérez Monteagudo
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 17kb)
2.19 Rainwater Harvesting for Survival and Development
James Mwami
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 11kb)
2.20 Rainwater as a Supplementary Source of Water Supply in Nigeria
Joseph A. Adelegan
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 7kb)
2.21

Introduction of Rainwater Harvesting Technology in a Rural Community in Nigeria
Kazanka Comfort
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 12kb)

2.22 Rainwater Harvesting Technologies Practiced in Zambia
Maimbo Mabanga Malesu and George Phiri
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 11kb)
2.23 Rainfall Harvesting From Pretreated Catchments Areas
Majed Abu-Zreig
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 20kb) .
2.24 Rainwater Catchment Systems in Latin America
Manuel Anaya-Garduño
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 20kb)
2.25 Rainwater Harvesting in Nigeria: Prospects and Problems
M. K. C. Sridhar, A. O. Coker and S. A. Adegbuyi
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 19kb)
2.26 A Methodology to Tackle the Growing Scarcity of Domestic Water Supplies in India
Mylaram Narayana Swamy (MyNa Swamy) and R. Jagadiswara Rao
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 15kb)
2.27 Rainwater Harvesting for the Poor - Project Management
Sebastian Haury
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 45kb)
2.28 Rainwater Utilization in the Coastal Area of Southeast China
Yi Yongqing
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 7kb)
2.29 Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting Systems in the Tropics: Two Case Studies
Yves M. Lamour and Donatus Igbojionu
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 20kb)
2.30 Investigating the Feasibility of RWH Under Semiarid Conditions: Benefits of Computer Simulation in Adding Value to Field Experiments
Omari Mzirai, J.W. Gowing, N. Hatibu, F. B. Rwehumbiza, M.D.B Young
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 8kb)
2.31

Challenges and Prospects of Rainwater Harvesting in Rural Communities in Eastern Nigeria
Uche Igwe
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 23kb)

3. Rainwater: Quality Issues

Papers
3.1

Microbiological Quality of Rainwater in Selected Indigenous Communities in Central Australia
Aleksandra Plazinska
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 21kb)

3.2 Towards Water Quality Guidance for Collected Rainwater
Han Heijnen
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 50kb)
3.3 A Dairy Study of Gastroenteritis and Tank Rainwater Consumption in Young Children in South Australia
Jane Heyworth
Abstract, PDF of full document (8pp, 36kb)
3.4 Health Implications of Widespread Use of DRWH: Mosquito Control
P.K. Mittal, Namrata Pathak, Padma Vasudevan, Terry Thomas
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 27kb)
3.5 Bacteriological Quality of Water in DRWH
Padma Vasudevan, Mamta Tandon, Chitra Krishnan, Terry Thomas
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 38kb)
3.6 Solar Disinfection of Water ( A Case Study from Kenya)
Stephen Burgess
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 36kb)
3.7 Rainwater Treatment Technology for Affordable, Quality Drinking Water
Willem P. Boelhouwer, Glenn Rexwinkel, Procede Twente BV Bert Heesink
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 36kb)
3.8 Environmental Considerations With Respect to Rainwater Harvesting
Mohamed Ghanayem

Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 19kb)
3.9 Disinfecting Effects on Collected Rainwater and Cost Analysis
Ling Bo and Han Guangen
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 31kb)
Posters
3.10 Maintaining Participation in a Longitudinal Study of Gastroenteritis and Tank Rainwater Consumption in Young Children
Jane Heyworth
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 89kb)
3.11

Improvement on the Harvested Rainwater Quality in Rural Areas of Southern Nigeria
Peter Andrew Ani and L.O. Mberede
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 19kb)

4. Rainwater Catchment in Agriculture

Papers
4.1 Efficacy of the Small Water Harvesting Structure in a Dryland Region in India: Implications for Crop Productivity
Amita Shah
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 23kb)
4.2 The Effectiveness of Rainwater Catchment on Flood Control in Slope Land Area
K.F. Andrew Lo and Chao-Chun Huang
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 42kb)
4.3 Green Water: Enhancing Food Security in Kenya Through Rainwater Harvesting
Bancy M. Mati
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 21kb)
4.4 Water Harvesting for Afforestation in Dry Areas
Dieter Prinz
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 26kb)
4.5 Calculation and Assessment for Developing Rainwater Resource Potential of a Small Watershed in the Loess Plateau of China
Feng Hao, Shao Mingan, Wu Pute
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 33kb)
4.6 Converting Rainwater Into Food Efficiently
J.J. Botha, J.J. Anderson, P.P. van Staden, L.D. van Rensburg, M. Hensley
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 48kb)
4.7 Women's Empowerment Through Hilltop Rainwater Harvesting
Jasveen Jairath
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 21kb)
4.8 Water Harvesting, Dryland Farmers and Yields
Jennie Barron, Patrick Fox, Johan Rockstrom, Deborah Duveskog
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 25kb)
4.9 Mini-Catchment Technique for Crop Production and Forestation in Semiarid Areas
Li Yuanhong and Zhu Qiang
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 70kb)
4.10 Potential of Rainwater Harvesting for Raising Agricultural Productivity of Rain-fed Areas
S.N. Panda, B. Panigrahi, R. Mull
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 95kb)
4.11 Rainwater Harvesting: Impact on Agriculture and Environment in Pakistan
Sardar Muhammad Tariq
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 22kb)
4.12

The Influence of Rain Intensity and Crop Stages on Runoff Production
W.P. Spaan and E.E van Loon
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 24kb)

4.13 Effects of Rainwater Harvesting on Dry Farming
Zhu Qiang and Li Yuanhong
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 59kb)
4.14

An Economic Analysis of a Rainwater Catchment System on a Farmstead in Sipili, Kenya
Nicholas Kiggundu
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 34kb)

Posters
4.15

Recent Rainwater Harvesting Progresses in Iran
Ali Akbar Noroozi, Jamal Ghoddousi
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 7kb)

4.16 Small-scale Water Harvesting Approach for Agricultural Production in Semiarid India
Anupam K. Singh and Dieter Prinz
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 49kb)
4.17 Innovations in Watershed-based Rainwater Harvesting
C. Udaya Shankar
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 42kb)
4.18 Artificial Rainwater Collection and Utilizing Modes in China's Loess Plateau
Gao Jianen, Wu Pute, Wang Youke, Gu Binjie
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 24kb)
4.19 Forgotten Rain, Rediscovering Rainwater Harvesting in Arizona
Heather Kinkade-Levario
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 6kb)
4.20 Water Conservation Techniques on Small Plots in Semiarid Areas to Increase Sunflower Yields
J.J. Botha, J.J. Anderson, P.P. van Staden, L.D. van Rensburg
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 8kb)
4.21 Best Rainwater Harvesting for Plant Production: Iran Experience
Jamal Ghoddousi, Ali Akbar Noroozi
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 13kb)
4.22 The Micro Irrigation and Amelioration of Stored Rainwater with Natural Energies
Kouichi Takeyama, Manabu Adachi, Ichirou Kita, Akira Higuchi
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 7kb)
4.23

Supplemental Irrigation Through Conjunctive Use of Rainwater for Acquaculture and Horticulture
L.P. Chaudhari
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 18kb)

4.24

Plastic-lined Canal for Environment Protection: Multi-Use Canal
Luciano Cordoval de Barros
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 6kb)

4.25 Rainwater Harvesting Is the Way for Highly Efficient Utilization of Water Resources
Chen Manjin
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 27kb)
4.26 Catchment Effect Study of Contour Hedgerows Plants on Slopeland
Qiangguo Cai and K.F. Andrew Lo
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 35kb)
4.27 Catchment Surface Study at Zhangjiakou City, China
Zhong-Ke Wang, Shu-Fang Wang, Qiangguo Cai, K.F. Andrew Lo
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 7kb)
4.28

Peculiarities of Runoff Generation in Deserts (The Kyzylkum Desert as an example)
Sobirjon Azimbaev, Obidjon Azimbaev, Nilufar Turdieva
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 7kb)

4.29 Rainwater Harvesting for Supplemental Irrigation: Promising Technology for Enhancing Food Security in Semiarid Areas
Stephen N. Ngigi
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 47kb)

5. Legal and Political Aspects of Rainwater Harvesting

Papers
5.1 Legal Aspects of Rainwater Harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa
Hans Hartung and Christine Patschull
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 43kb)
5.2 Rainwater Catchment Systems in Texas
Hari Krishna
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 22kb)
5.3 Subsidies for Rainwater Use by Local Governments
Ichiro Kita, Kouichi Takeyama, Kunihiko Kitamura, Shinagawa Akiko
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 19kb)
5.4 Why to Promote Rainwater Catchment Systems in the Brazilian Semiarid Tropics?
Johann Gnadlinger
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 29kb)
5.5

Through Rainwater Harvesting to Sustainable Development
Julianne Rugasira
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 16kb)

5.6 Rainwater Harvesting in South Asia: Education and Finance
Karamat Ali
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 13kb)
5.7

Water Access and Storage as Tools for Integrated Rural Development - Case Study in the South of Hebron Region
Samar Husary, Roz Wiley-Al'Sanah, Mike Smith
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 29kb)

5.8 Development of Rainwater Harvesting Projects in Sri Lanka
Tanuja Ariyananda
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 31kb)
5.9 Now Is the Time for Global Marketing!
Willem P. Boelhouwer
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp,42kb)
Posters
5.10

Low Cost Rainwater Catchment Systems for the Poor in Arid Regions: Process and Procedure
Edward Guzha
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 28kb)

5.11 Rainwater Harvesting in Zambia - Challenges and Opportunities
Glenda Mulenga Kasuba and Bob Muzyamba
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 17kb)
5.12

Community Development of Water Pans in Nyakach - An ICRAF/ Ministry of Agriculture Initiative
J.A.Ouko
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 17kb)

5.13 Rainwater Harvesting Possibilities and Challenges in Kenya
Julius M. Wanyonyi

Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 36kb)
5.14

Public/Official Support and Awareness Creation: Promoting Rainwater Harvesting in Uganda
Paito Obote
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 29kb)

5.15

Community Rainwater Harvesting Structures for Dalit Habitats
S. Ayyankala
Abstract, PDF of full document (2pp, 16kb)

5.16 Action Research on Rainwater Harvesting in Bangladesh
S.M.A. Rashid
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 27kb)
5.17 Watersheds in the New Millennium: Can Rainwater Harvesting Drought-proof India?
Sudhirendar Sharma
Abstract, PDF of full document (5pp, 39kb)
5.18 Domestic Rainwater Harvesting in Sri Lanka's Conflict Areas (North and East)
Deva Hapugoda
Abstract, PDF of full document (1pp, 6kb)
5.19 Ecological Sanitation - Dehydration Toilets
Hans Schattauer
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 142kb)
5.20

Technical and Ecological Visions of Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Yu-Si Fok
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 15kb)


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