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
slider 6 road side waterlogging
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!

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

Presentation: Water Harvesting from Roads: Issues and Practices

Water Harvesting from Roads: Issues and Practices (presentation)

Presentation by Dr. Kifle Woldearagay on the situation of road design and water management in Tigray, Ethiopia.

Author: Dr. Kifle Woldearagay (Mekelle University)

Year: 2013

RURAL ROAD DRAINAGE DESIGN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rural Road Drainage Design for Environmental Protection

Authors: P. J. Griffiths, A.B. Hird and P. Tomlinson

Year: 2000

Pistes Rurales et Mesures Antierosives Recommendations Techniques

Pistes Rurales et Mesures Antierosives: Recommendations Techniques (French)

Author: Heinz Bender

Year: 2009

Annexe 1: Plans Types de Seuils, Seuil type 1 : Exemple de Double Seuil

Annexes: Plans Types de Seuils & Exemples de Plans DAO

Author:

Year:

A Good Road Lies Easy on the Land..Water Harvesting from Low-Standard Rural Roads

A Good Road Lies Easy on the Land… Water Harvesting from Low-Standard Rural Roads

Author: Bill Zeedyk

Year: 2006

Water & Roads Draft Documentation Report for Water from Roads & Roads Damages by Water

Water & Roads: Draft Documentation Report for Water from Roads & Roads Damages by Water

Author: Eng. Mohamed Al-Abyadh

Year: 2013

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