Water for Arid Land
Water for Arid Land

Introduction

This website provides information and data on relatively cheap methods of harvesting rainwater during the short erratic rainy seasons for use in long dry seasons in our changing climate.

Some of the information presented here has been used for water supply systems in Africa and Asia for a hundred years. Most types of the methods presented here have been developed, tested and are in use in the arid and semi-arid land (ASAL) of Africa over the last 40 years.

Several methods are used in this website for disseminating the successful use of rainwater harvesting for the various needs of water in dryland, namely:

Handbooks
Handbooks
on survey, design and construction of various types of water projects can be viewed and downloaded for free by clicking on the images shown under 'Publications'.

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Datasheets


Data Sheets
describing financing, community management, survey, design and construction of water projects can be viewed and downloaded for free.

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Slideshows
Slide shows,
which can be used for presentations during conferences, workshops and training courses can be procured in PDF format.

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Manuals
Manuals
written in comprehensive English with many photos and sketches can be procured in PDF format.

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Sand Dams & Subsurface Dams
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Videos
Video films
promoting simple methods of rainwater harvesting as well as hundreds of other water-related videos can be viewed for free.

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Briefs
Briefs
are copies of technical articles on rainwater harvesting and water supplies that can be viewed and downloaded for free.

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ASAL Consultants
ASAL Consultants Ltd.
is a privately owned international consultancy firm which was registered in Kenya in 1990.
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