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5th International Conference on Rain Water Cistern Systems
"Rainwater Catchment for Future Generations"
Keelung, Taiwan, R.O.C. - August 1991

Forward
How-Chyuan Chu

Topics

Keynote Papers  
Catchment Water Quality Regulation Agricultural Uses of Cistern Water

Catchment and Storage System Designs

Irrigation and Uses of Water
Hydrological Data and Analysis Alternative Uses of Cistern Water
Cistern Management and Operation Guidelines Country Reports and Future Outlooks
Socioeconomic Aspects and Cost Analysis Technical Short Papers

Keynote Papers

Progress of International Conference on Rainwater Cistern Systems
Y.S. Fok
Abstract, PDF of full document (13pp, 460kb)
Progresses of the U. N. Water Decade and Rainwater Catchment Systems
Y.S. Fok and S.C. Chu
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 300kb)
The Contribution of Rainwater Catchment Systems to the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade: Lessons From Thailand
J.E. Gould
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 330kb)

Catchment Water Quality Regulation

The Bacterial Content of Cistern Water in Hawaii
R.S. Fujioka, S.G. Inserra, and R.D. Chinn
Abstract, PDF of full document (13pp, 500kb)
Improving Cistern Water Quality
J.H. Krishna
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 240kb)
Rainwater Quality: Pathogens and Heavy Metals
W. Wirojanagud
Abstract, PDF of full document (17pp, 360kb)
Rainwater Quality Under Sahelian Climate
O. Guene, C. Tandia, and C.S. Toure
Abstract, PDF of full document (11pp, 280kb)
Microbial Levels of Cistern System: Acceptable or Unacceptable
D.J. Lye
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 190kb)

Catchment and Storage System Designs

Proposal for Disseminating Ferrocement Rainwater Tank Technology in the Province of Capiz, The Philippines
K.W. Lee and A. Appan
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 290kb)
Fabridam Engineering and its Application in Taiwan
M.S. Chen, C.C. Yeh, and J. Tseng
Abstract, PDF of full document (11pp, 260kb)
Hong-Lo Transbasin Rainwater Harvesting Works for the Chengkung Reservoir in Penghu
L.J. Wen
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 270kb)
Solar Electricity in Rainwater Cistern System
M. Ide, T. Yoshida, and A. Higuchi
Abstract, PDF of full document (14pp, 220kb)
Investigation into feasibility of Usage for Domestic Use of Collected Rainwater from Open Areas in Urban Regions in Japan
T. Uchida

Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 290kb)
Modernization of Rainwater Cistern Systems in Tokyo, Japan
M. Ichikawa
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 160kb)
Ground Tanks in Urban or rural settings: The Answer to Water Crisis
E.S. Salvo
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 330kb)
Store and Utilization of Rainwater With Tameike Cistern System at Rural Areas in Northeast Thailand
N.Utsunomiya and I Minami
Abstract, PDF of full document (14pp, 410kb)
Extending the Limits of Rubber Dam (Sumigate) Technology
Y. Tsuji, I. Maruyama, H. Matsuoka, K. Yamada, and K. Sakaguchi
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 250kb)
Storage of Rainwater and Snow-water in Southeast Coastal Districts of China and Scattering Purification Treatment of Drinking Water
S.W. Zhang
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 160kb)

Hydrological Data and Analysis

Test of Watershed Acidification Models Responses to Rainfall Intensity
F.J. Chang
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 240kb)
Application the Bayesian Approach to Hydrologic Sampling Theory for the Cho-Shui River in Taiwan
M.T. Liang
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 190kb)
Envelop Curves for Extreme Flood Events in SW Iran
A. Kowsar, M.R. Khooban, and M.H. Borhan
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 190kb)
A Coupled Model of Overland Flow, Soil Water Variation and Groundwater Regime in North-China Semi-Arid Plain
H.Y. Loo and D.S. Lu
Abstract, PDF of full document (20pp, 370kb)

Characteristics of Maximum Daily Rainfall in Vietnam and its Influence on Soil Erosion
N.V. Tuan and L.V. Lanh
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 250kb)

Cistern Management and Operation Guidelines

Dynamic Programming of Rainwater Catchment
R.J. Heggen
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 220kb)
Development of Guidelines for Rainwater Cistern Systems in Nova Scotia
R.S. Scott and D.H. Waller
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 260kb)
Water Operation on Tameike in Toban Region in Japan: A Rainwater Catchment System
K. Kitamura and I. Minami
Abstract, PDF of full document (16pp, 300kb)
Optimization of Ground Catchments to Maximize Rainwater Collection in South Africa
C. Chibi
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 240kb)
Optimal Cistern Size for Hydroponic Greenhouse Operation
J.W. Brown and P.S. Leung
Abstract, PDF of full document (13pp, 330kb)

Socioeconomic Aspects and Cost Analysis

Economics of Flood Irrigated Cereal-Hay Production
A. Kowsar and E. Rahbar
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 350kb)
Opportunities for Rainwater Cistern Systems in Rural Economic Development
D.J. Lee, P.S. Leung, Y.S. Fok, and S.C. Chu
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 220kb)
A Method of Economic Appraisal of Rainwater Cistern Systems as Applied to High-rise Buildings
A. Appan
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 290kb)
Derivation of Some Opportunity Cost Analysis Solutions for Economically Optimal Tank and Catchment Sizing in Rainwater Collection System Design
S.M. Gendrano
Abstract, PDF of full document (8pp, 130kb)
Benefits, Favourable Situation and Cost Optimization of Rainwater Harvesting Systems
G. Michaelides
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 270kb)
Rainwater Harvesting Costs and Benefits
S.K. Agodzo
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 190kb)
Financially Sustainable Gravity Fed Water Catchment Schemes in Kenya Following a New Approach
J.K. Lugonzo-Campbell
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 290kb)

Agricultural Uses of Cistern Water

Hung-Lou Transbasin Diversion Project in Penghu Area
C.Y. Chien, C.N. Tsay, and J.C. Wang
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 210kb)
Rainwater, Water Table and Moisture regime in a Hillslope
J.De Oliveira Leite and A.C. Zevallos
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 230kb)
Scientific Method of Kanats Artificial Recharge, with Examples of the Efficiency of the Methods Described in Iran
A. Behnia
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 270kb)

Irrigation and Uses of Water

Rainwater Catchment for Future Generations: Small Reservoir Irrigation Schedule in the Philippines
R.N. De Guzman
Abstract, PDF of full document (19pp, 470kb)
Rainwater Catchment Ponds for Irrigation in Taoyuan and Shihmen Districts, Taiwan
W.J. Hu and C.H. Kuo
Abstract, PDF of full document (15pp, 420kb)
The Merits of Smoothing Irrigation Furrows to Improve the Uniformity and Reduce the Total Application of Irrigation Water
E. Hejrati
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 290kb)

Alternative Uses of Cistern Water

Multi-Objective Rainwater Cistern Systems
S.C. Chu and Y.S. Fok
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 230kb)
The Water Harvesting/Aquaculture Project: PVO/University Collaboration
A.J. Bocek, K.H. Yoo and B.L. Duncan
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 310kb)
Rainwater Catchment Using Farm Pond in Southwestern Taiwan
P.W. Chien, A.H. Juan, and H.Y. Wang
Abstract, PDF of full document (14pp, 510kb)
Water Use Problems in Mudstone Areas of Southwestern Taiwan
J.F. Hsiaw and J.H. Wu
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 320kb)
Rainwater Catchment System in Hydraulic Experiment Station
I. Minami and H. Itagaki
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 230kb)
Design of Coastal Fresh Water Pond for Optimum Use of Water Resources
C.J. Lai, D.B. Pan, and H.H. Hwung
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 220kb)
The Use of Rainwater for W. C. Flushing in the United Kingdom
A. Fewkes and A. Jay
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 270kb)
A Simple Weir for Economical Floodwater Diversion
A. Kowsar and A. Zargar
Abstract, PDF of full document (8pp, 210kb)
The Catchment Rainwater System Used as Supplemental Water Sources of Cities and Towns
Y.R. Wei
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 150kb)

Country Reports and Future Outlooks

Experience in Rainwater Harvesting in Tanzania
A.W. Mayo
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 390kb)
Water of Island in Japan
I. Minami and K. Takeyama
Abstract, PDF of full document (11pp, 230kb)
Utilization of Rainwater for domestic Activities in Thai Binh and Nghe Tinh Provinces in Vietnam
N.V. Tuan and L.V. Lanh
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 250kb)
Rainwater Harvesting Systems for Drinking Water Supply in China
B.Ling and J.Y. Liu
Abstract, PDF of full document (6pp, 130kb)
Rainwater Harvesting Systems in Southern Africa
J.M. Erskine
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 410kb)
The Necessity and Scope of Rainwater Harvest in Bangladesh
R. Hoque
Abstract, PDF of full document (12 PDF 260kb)
Malian Experience in Rainwater Cistern Systems
S. Kone
Abstract, PDF of full document (9pp, 200kb)
Rainwater Cisterns: A New Approach to Supplement the Rural Water Supply System in Sri Lanka
R.De S. Ariyabandu
Abstract, PDF of full document (13pp, 380kb)
Rainwater Conservation in Zambia
H. Chirwa
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 330kb)
Utilization of Rainwater in Tanzania
D.G. Rutashobya
Abstract, PDF of full document (7pp, 210kb)
Rainwater Cistern Its Uses in Nepal: Problems, Prospects and Promotion
A.Dixit and S. Upadhyaya
Abstract, PDF of full document (12pp, 360kb)
Hafirs in Sudan
A.A. El Gaddal
Abstract, PDF of full document (10pp, 270kb)
Rainwater Harvesting in Sarawak and Brunei: Progress of Its Implemenation as Part of the Rural Water supply Development
K.C. Goh
Abstract, PDF of full document (15pp, 410kb)
Rainwater Cistern System in Malaysia Reconsidered
U.B.A. Malik and H.B. Othman
Abstract, PDF of full document (23pp, 500kb)
Rainwater Harvesting as Supplemental Source for the Traditional and Modern Water Supplies for Farming Families in Malawi
A.B. Osunsanya
Abstract, PDF of full document (17pp, 530kb)
The Nakuru C. P. K. Rainwater Harvesting Project
J. Mbugua
Abstract, PDF of full document (18pp, 500kb)

Technical Short Papers

Effect of Vegetation Cover on Rainwater Harvesting
A. Alizadeh
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 82kb)
Rainwater Harvesting: The Constraints
S.H.S. De Silva
Abstract, PDF of full document (3pp, 110kb)
Rainwater Harvesting in Semi-Arid and Arid Eastern Africa
E. Nissen-Petersen
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 92kb)
Water Harvesting Practices in Northeast Iran
A. Koocheki
Abstract, PDF of full document (4pp, 130kb)

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