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4th International Conference on Rain Water Cistern Systems
Manila , Philipines - August, 1989

Section I: Integration With Other Water Supply Systems

Paper I.1

High Water Bills: Can Rain Water Supplement Part Or Whole Of It?

P. Dharmabalan
University of Technology, Papua New Guinea.


Water resources in many developing countries around the world have been stretched to its 'Limits within the available financial resources. This paper looks at the problem in SRI LANKA as a model for other countries in providing Rain water as a direct source of water supply in many Urban and rural areas.

Further more, the paper spells out some design criteria for the effective sizing of rain water catchment systems in places where ever this system could be incorporated to reduce cost to consumers and pressure on suppliers.

PDF of full document (15pp, 250kb)

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