Do's & Dont's

Public

  • Reuse the roof rain water(Rain water Harvesting) it can reduce flooding upto 20%.
  • Slow down the Runoff by using Rain gardens to absorb runoff from Roof, parking lots and other paved areas.
  • Use permeable pavements in parking lots, driveways and walk ways.
  • Segregate garbage at the source.
  • Place the Sweepings from the tress and gardens into a compost or bin.
  • Prevent soil and mud from blowing/flowing into the drains and tanks.
  • Seed / plant in the loose soil areas.
  • Checkout for old trees and inform the authorities about the old trees and sagging branches.
  • Inform authorities about swaying electric poles and old electric poles.

Authorities

  • Regular Maintenance of storm water drains.
  • Desilting of drains.
  • Maintain the city tanks and lakes.
  • Check for old tress and electric poles and replace them before monsoon.
  • Use of Public grounds, Parks and open spaces for rainwater harvesting and ground water recharge.
  • Exclusive rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharge structures, solidwaste management units to be allocated for upcoming and new layouts.
  • Convert all traffic Island/ rotaries into rain gardens/ detention ponds.
  • Introduce dual water supply system for the tanks to intake rain water into the tank and from the tank to surrounding areas.

Rain water harvesting @ KSNDMC

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Do's

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  • Do not litter near open drains.
  • Do not dump garbage in the drains.
  • Do not pave your driveways and open parking lots(Avoid impervious surface around your home.
  • Beware of buying houses in tank bed areas and low laying areas.
  • Encourage planting trees and gardens.
  • Avoid building in Flood plain.
  • Avoid washing and cleaning activities near the drains.
  • Introduce dual water supply system for the tanks to intake rain water into the tank and from the tank to surrounding areas.

Dont's

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