People asked to practise rainwater harvesting

Taking into account the scarce water resources in the state, the Public Health Engineering department of Mizoram has embarked on a mission to raise awareness among the public regarding Rainwater Harvesting (RWH) system in the hilly terrain. The Aizawl Development Authority Building Regulations, 2008, which came into force from May 2, has made RWH mandatory for every newly constructed house in Aizawl. The RWH system has been practised effectively in rural Mizoram for the last two decades.

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