slider 1 road side storage dry

slider 2 road side harvestingg pond
slider 3 Dust from feeder roads – kopie
slider 4 percolation pits along the road
slider 5 Ponding at culvert in road DSC08234
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Slider 7 road side water harvesting storage pond

Techniques

This section presents an overview of road water harvesting techniques. We really encourage all of you to share your experiences and ideas on these topics. Please contact us and share!

Reconnaissance Report on Gully Erosion in Ethiopia

Reconnaissance Report on Road development and gully erosion in Ethiopia: Towards the design of multifunctional roads to harvest water

Authors: Kifle Woldearegay, Diego Garcia-Landarte Puertas, Frank Van Steenbergen, Martin van Beusekom, Marta Agujetas

Year: 2014

Initiatives on Road Water Harvesting in Tigray, Ethiopia (Presentation)

Initiatives on Road Water Harvesting in Tigray, Ethiopia (Presentation)

Stakeholder Workshop Endeavors of IWM in Tigray

Author: Mulugeta Gebresilassie

Year: 2013

Roads and Water in Ethiopia: Practices and Opportunities (Presentation)

Roads and Water in Ethiopia: Practices and Opportunities (Presentation)

Stakeholder Meeting Roads and water – pilots and results

Author: Kifle Woldearegay

Year: 2014

Optimizing Intensified Runoff from Roads for Supplemental Irrigation: Tigray Region, Ethiopia (Thesis)

Optimizing Intensified Runoff from Roads for Supplemental Irrigation: Tigray Region, Ethiopia (Thesis)

This thesis focuses on optimized run-off from roads as a key element to improve rural livelihoods.

Author: Meseret Dawit Teweldebrihan (UNESCO-IHE)

Year: 2014

Multifunctional Roads: the Potential Effects of Combined Roads and Water Harvesting Infrastructure on Livelihoods and Poverty in Ethiopia

Multifunctional Roads: the Potential Effects of Combined Roads and Water Harvesting Infrastructure on Livelihoods and Poverty in Ethiopia

Authors: Dr Jonathan Demenge (Mid-western University), Rossella Alba (MetaMeta Research), Dr Katharina Welle (Itad), Alemu Addisu and Kebede Manjur (Mekelle University)

Year: 2014

Handbook for Engineers, Technician and Farmers on Roads Rainwater Harvesting in Yemen

Handbook for Engineers, Technician and Farmers on Roads Rainwater Harvesting in Yemen

A variety of examples on water harvesting from roads in Yemen is given in this handbook. This is a draft version.

Author: Eng. Mohamed Al-Abyadh

Year: 2013

Using Road Works to Enhance Community Water Supplies in Mozambique (feasibility study)

Using Road Works to Enhance Community Water Supplies in Mozambique (feasibility study)

This report outlines findings from field visits to Tete and Gaza provinces, and the learning visit to Burkina Faso. The report also includes a review of literature on the integration of water conservation into road works.

Author: African Community Access Program

Year: 2011

Water from Roads: a Handbook for Technicians and Farmers on Harvesting Rainwater from Roads

Water from Roads: a Handbook for Technicians and Farmers on Harvesting Rainwater from Roads

This handbook serves as a guide for road engineer and contractors who are involved in the design and construction of road drainage works. The handbook provides valuable technological advice for harnessing road run-off water.

Author: Erik Nissen Petersen (for DANIDA)

Year: 2006

Road Runoff Harvesting in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa (Presentation)

Road Runoff Harvesting in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa (Presentation)

Visually rich presentation by Ben Kubbinga on runoff harvesting from roads.

Author: Ben Kubbinga (UNESCO-IHE)

Year: 2013

Thesis: Road Runoff Harvesting in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa

Road Runoff Harvesting in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa (Thesis)

Thesis of Ben Kubbinga on potential for assisting smallholder farmers in coping with water scarcity and climate change, based on case studies in Eastern Province, Kenya.

Author: Ben Kubbinga (Unesco-IHE)

Year: 2012

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