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[Ambassador report] [free report] Recharge pits

by Sachin Regmi | 22-07-2020 01:41 Comments 10 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



[free report] Recharge pits
The level of groundwater is decreasing in major towns. Ancient towns like Kathmandu where citizens were dependent on ground water for their needs are experiencing drying of these water sources. The major cause for this depletion of ground water is disruption of water recharge cycle from rainfall due to concrete structure in land. To the solution the concept of recharge pits is evolving.
The measure is called artificial groundwater recharge pits. These are well like structures covered by stones and gravels which make a porous soil for rainwater to accumulate as ground water. The pit can be constructed with any dimension but ideal size is considered to be 1-2-meter-wide and 2-3 meter deep. The site is excavated till weathered rock or fracture is reached. The pit once dug is filled with coarse gravel and sand. Larger stones and put towards bottom and smaller towards top. The leaves, layer of soil can also be used for covering the pit. Care should be taken to remove sediments accumulated by running water. Debris should be prevented and cleaned time to time to ensure water is being absorbed.
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10 Comments

Sang Su Mentor

  • Sang Su Mentor says :
    Hi Sachin Regmi, this is a mentor, Sang Su Lee.

    Have you drawing the recharge pit by yourself? If you have, it looks so nice! If you have not, please don't forget to cite the website or sources that you've referred to.

    It is weird and quite sad that some countries are experiencing flood, but others are experiencing heavy drought. If there is a balance, it will be really good, but the weather is getting more and more extreme. Therefore, people should endeavor to prevent climate change!!

    Green cheers~
    Posted 28-07-2020 11:55

Taehyun Mentor

  • Taehyun Mentor says :
    Hello Sachin Regmi, this is mentor Taehyun!

    Thank you for writing about amazing technology! The idea I've read and heard is that while it's good to use these high-tech technologies to solve the problem we're facing now, it doesn't sound as good as it sounds to us to use another technology to solve the depletion of groundwater. Wouldn't it be more desirable for us to restore the soil shape transformed by our actions? It's my personal opinion...!

    Thank you for the report!

    Green cheers!
    Posted 25-07-2020 02:34

Chloe Ejisun

  • Chloe Ejisun says :
    Hello Sachin,
    I hope you are safe and healthy, thank you for this information. Urbanisation has its advantages and disadvantages but i think its disadvantages should be addressed and solved before it outweighs its advantages.
    Green cheers!
    Chloe
    Posted 24-07-2020 21:57

Aarati Khatri

  • Aarati Khatri says :
    Hello Sachin,
    I hope you are doing fine and is safe wherever you are.
    Actually ,artificial groundwater recharge pit is a new concept for me.
    so, Thank you very much for sparking a short discussion on it.
    Warm Greetings.
    Posted 23-07-2020 22:57

NsikakAbasi Etim Jnr

  • NsikakAbasi Etim Jnr says :
    Hello
    Thank you for sharing this report on recharge pits. Interesting facts.
    Cheers.
    Posted 23-07-2020 09:04

Ilona Poplavskaya

  • Ilona Poplavskaya says :
    hello, thank you so much for the report, I hope this is a submodel to the residents. green cheers
    Posted 23-07-2020 02:52

Bal krishna Pandey

  • Bal krishna Pandey says :
    Hello Sachin,
    Thank you very much for your article on recharge pits. I can relate the situation of Kathmandu to the lowland of Nepal also. Due to urbanization, we can see the concretes and buildings everywhere. I think now its time to rethink. And the idea of solution is impressive.
    Green cheers~
    Posted 23-07-2020 01:10

Sonika Pariyar

  • Sonika Pariyar says :
    Hello Sachin !

    I hope you are fine and doing great!

    Yeah ! Underground water level has been decreasing day by day especially in urban area due to over population. Its great to know about recharge pit.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Keep on sharing!

    GREEN CHEERS!
    Regards,
    Sonika
    Posted 22-07-2020 21:39

Kushal Naharki

  • Kushal Naharki says :
    Hello Sachin

    Greetings and Namaste from Nepal
    Wishing you a safe stay
    Thank you for your report on Recharge pits

    Keep writing great reports.
    We are eager to read more reports from you.
    Green Cheers :)

    Best wishes,
    Kushal Naharki

    Posted 22-07-2020 20:45

Malika  Rustamova

  • Malika Rustamova says :
    Thanks for the report. Hope this device will help Kathmandu residents deal with the water shortage.
    Posted 22-07-2020 03:38

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