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3rd International Rainwater Cistern Systems Conference
Khon Kaen, Thailand - January, 1987

Section C: Design

Paper C.4

Rural Water Supply Project, Nusatenggara Timur-Indonesia

Dr. G. N. Yoganarasimhan
Professor Planning
Water Resources Development Training Centre
University of Roorkee
Roorkee, UP - 247 667


Rainwater collection from roofs has been a common mode for providing drinking water supply to remote rural areas in South East Asian countries, and is quite a viable, acceptable and reliable method of drinking water supply to these rural communities. The paper discusses the components of rainwater collection tank system, water supply requirements, review of the various practices, hydrometeorological analysis, computation of storage requirements for various roof areas and. a detailed proposal for the rural water supply for Nusatenggara Timur province of Indonesia. Cost estimates for ferrocement tank design and masonry design are also provided.

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