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6th International Conference on Rainwater Catchmant Systems
"Participation in Rainwater Collection for Low-Income Communities and Sustainable Development"
Nairobi, Kenya - August 1993

Abstracts (PDF 180kb)

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Conclusions and Recommendations

Topics

Opening Addresses  
Policy Water Quality
Technology Hydrology
Socio-Economic Aspects Agriculture

 

Opening Addresses

Introductory Remarks
John Mbugua

Welcoming Address
Prof. Francis J. Gichaga

Opening Speech
Hon. Darius M. Mbela, ECH, MP 
Keynote Address
Elizabeth Dowdeswell
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Keynote Address
C.B. Lostelius
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Keynote Address
C Hubert
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Policy

Policy Issues Case and Country Studies
K..L. Kallren
PDF of full document (3pp, 150kb)

Importance of National Policy for Rainwater Catchment Systems Development
Yu-Si Fok
PDF of full document (5pp, 270kb)

A Review of the Development, Current Status and Future Potential of Rainwater Catchment Systems for Household Supply in Africa
J.E. Gould
PDF of full document (10pp, 570kb)

A Systematic Analysis of the Potential Use of Rainwater Harvesting in Kenya
G.K. Bambrah
  PDF of full document (13pp, 480kb)
An Overview of Rainwater Catchment Systems in Namibia
Pita Nghipandulwa
PDF of full document (5pp, 190kb)

Rainwater Use and Recent Development in China
Haisheng Mou and Huilin Wang
PDF of full document (8pp, 340kb)

Rainwater for Domestic Use in China
Ling Bo
PDF of full document (6pp, 230kb)  
Lessons for Sustainability of Water Associations
Jessica C. Salas
PDF of full document (5pp, 240kb)  
Rainwater Harvesting in Nairobi: Possibilities and Challenges
MB. Ladu
PDF of full document (7pp, 280kb)  
Constraints Limiting the Successful Application of Rainwater Catchment Systems in Development Countries
Datius G. Rutashobya
PDF of full document (5pp, 230kb)  
Prospects for Rainwater Catchment in Bangladesh and Its Utilization
Amin Uddin Ahmad
PDF of full document (9pp, 370kb)  
Towards an Active Involvement of the Private Sector for Higher Efficiency in the Provision of Water in Towns: Options for Kenya
L.K. Karingi
PDF of full document (6pp, 200kb)  

Technology

Rainwater Catchment Systems and Technologies - An Overview
G.K. Bambrah
PDF of full document (2pp, 80kb)

Rainwater Catchment: Possibilities in Urban and Peri-Urban Botswana
Gurusamy-Naidu and J.E. Gould
PDF of full document (12pp, 550kb)

The Utilization of Rainfall in Airports for Non-Potable Uses
Adhityan Appan
PDF of full document (8pp, 280kb)

Rainwater Harvesting in Urban Environments: A Proposal for Nakuru Town
Benhamin Mwasi
  PDF of full document (6pp, 320kb)

Rainwater A Positive Choice for Institutional Water Supply
S.J. Burgess
PDF of full document (14pp, 440kb)

Rainwater Harvesting in Kajiado District as a Source of Water Supply
JM. Kanyanjua, J.M. Wagura and L.N. Njogu
PDF of full document (12pp, 410kb)

Rainwater Catchment from Salt Pans for Domestic Use In Botswana
Stephen A. Petersen
PDF of full document (8pp, 330kb)
Rainwater Augmentation for Small Village Water Supply
Thelma M. Borillo and Amalia N. de Guzman
PDF of full document (6pp, 220kb)
A Physically-Based Model of Rainwater Harvesting for Tanzania
M.D. Young, J.W. Gowing and G.C. Wyseure
PDF of full document (7pp, 360kb)
A Simple Strategy for the Implementation of Rainwater Catchment Systems: A Case Study from Eastern Kenya
John E. Gould and Erik Nissen-Petersen
PDF of full document (6pp, 240kb)

Rainwater Harvesting Designs for Sustainability in Diverse Climate Areas of Kenya
R.K. Muni
PDF of full document (5pp, 230kb)

Rocks as Catchment Systems for Harnessing Rainwater
S.J. Gaciri
PDF of full document (9pp, 300kb)
The Restoration of the Bubisa Reservoir, Marsabit District, Kenya
LE. Rupert, Douglas-Bate, Stephen J. Burgess and Peter Stern
PDF of full document (6pp, 230kb)  
Cement Rainwater Jars in Southwest Uganda
Joseph Anguria, Andrew Maclean and James Mwami
PDF of full document (6pp, 220kb)  
Optimizing the Capacity of Rainwater Storage Cisterns
A. Fewkes and D.I. Frampton
PDF of full document (7pp, 350kb)  
The Instrumentation of a Rainwater Collection System for Field Trials in the UK
A. Fewkes
PDF of full document (7pp, 300kb)  
A Practical, Low-Cost Drinking Water Purification System
David Holmes
PDF of full document (6pp, 270kb)  
Natural Cloud Water Harvesting for Mountain Agriculture
Rodgrigo N. de Guzman and Ronilon T. Grospe
PDF of full document (4pp, 130kb)  
High Elevation Fog as a Water Resource for Developing Countries
Pilar Cereceda and Robert S. Schemenauer
PDF of full document (5pp, 270kb)  
The Complementary Aspects of Rainwater Catchment and Fog Collection
Robert S. Schemenauer and Pilar Cereceda
PDF of full document (5pp, 240kb)  
Rainwater from Rocks: Experiences and Prospects in Botswana
Jackson N. Aliwa and T. Mpuisang
   PDF of full document (7pp, 290kb)
Finding the Catchment Runoff Coefficient for Rainwater Harvesting from Trees
Kenneth L. Opiro
PDF of full document (5pp, 200kb)  
Djabia Rainwater Harvesting Systems for Domestic Water Supply in Lamu, Kenya
E.K. Biamah, J.K. Chonge and R.K.K. Cherogony
PDF of full document (13pp, 280kb)  
Rainwater Cisterns for Rural Communities in the Brazilian Semi-Arid Tropics
Joao Gnadlinger
PDF of full document (9pp, 400kb)  
Ingenious Systems of Water Harvesting in the M'Zab Region of Algeria
M.A. Damerdji
PDF of full document (8pp, 240kb)  

Socio-Economic Aspects

Overview: Socio-Economic Aspects
J. Gavidia
PDF of full document (2pp, 70kb)

Rainwater Catchment Systems in South Pacific Islands: Experience of Project Implementation
John D. Skoda and Colin Reynolds
PDF of full document (10pp, 480kb)

Rainwater Harvesting in Kenya: State of the Art and Related Socio-Economic Issues
W.T. Wamani and J.K. Mbugua
PDF of full document (8pp, 400kb)

An Overview of Rainwater Harvesting in Kitui, Kenya
Peter Otieno Waka
  PDF of full document (4pp, 170kb)

Cost Effectiveness of Rainwater Cistern Systems and Its Appropriateness in Rural Sri Lanka
Rajindra de S. Ariyabandu
PDF of full document (5pp, 290kb)

Rainwater Collection Practices in Bangladesh
M. Daulat Hussain
PDF of full document (6pp, 230kb)

A Community Approach to Building Rainwater Cisterns
Oliver R. Cumberlege and John M. Kionge
PDF of full document (7pp, 380kb)
Community Participation in Rainwater Cistern Systems
James Mwami
PDF of full document (3pp, 120kb)
The Role of Rural Women in the Development and Sustainability of Rainwater Catchment Systems
Jackson Thoya
PDF of full document (6pp, 310kb)
The Ability of Rural Women in Tanzania to Pay for Rainwater Harvesting
Alice Simonds
PDF of full document (6pp, 330kb)

Water Quality

Overview of Quality Issues Related to Rainwater Harvesting
F.A.O. Otieno
PDF of full document (2pp, 80kb)


Quantity and Quality of Runoff in Nairobi: The Wasted Resource
F.A.O. Otieno
PDF of full document (10pp, 380kb)

Water Quality Standards for Rainwater Cistern Systems
J. Hari Krishna
PDF of full document (4pp, 160kb)

Guidelines and Microbial Standards for Cistern Waters
Roger S. Fujioka
PDF of full document (6pp, 290kb)

Assessment of Four Rainwater Catchment Designs on Cistern Water Quality
Eric W. Faisst and Roger S. Fujioka
PDF of full document (9pp, 430kb)

Hydrology

Hydrology of Rainwater Catchment Systems
T.C. Sharma
PDF of full document (2pp, 100kb)

Value of Daily Data for Rainwater Catchment
Richard J. Heggen
PDF of full document (2pp, 260kb)

Rain-Sum: A Criterion for Design of Rainwater Harvesting Systems
T.C. Sharma
PDF of full document (9pp, 360kb)

Rainfall-Runoff Relationship and the Potential for Surface-Runoff Harvesting in the Nguu Tau Catchment, Mombasa District, Kenya
Johnson U. Kitheka
PDF of full document (5pp, 210kb)

A Preliminary Study of Rainwater Cistern Systems in Yun-Chia Area
Kwan-Tun Lee and Chang-Chi Cheng
PDF of full document (7pp, 180kb)

Agriculture

Overview of Rainwater Catchment Systems for Agricultural Purposes
D.B. Thomas
PDF of full document (3pp, 120kb)

Water Catchment Under Low Pressure Centre Pivot Irrigation with Reservoir Tillage
Seyed Majud Hasheminia
PDF of full document (8pp, 240kb)

Study of Agriculture Rainwater Cistern Systems in Mudstone Areas of Southwestern Taiwan
S.C. Chu, C.H. Liaw and K.Y. Chang
PDF of full document (6pp, 190kb)

Road-Water Runoff System fir Agricultural and Domestic Use
M. Mung'ala and P. Mung'ala
PDF of full document (5pp, 170kb)

Water Harvesting for Afforestation: Basic Considerations
Michael M. Wairagu
PDF of full document (5pp, 120kb)

Climatological and Hydrological Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Rainwater Harvesting for Crop Production in Semi-Arid Kenya
Samuel K. Mutiso
  PDF of full document (10pp, 350kb)

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