Policy Note: Road water harvesting in Ethiopia: turning floods and erosion into social and environmental benefits

Water from roads and road catchments can be diverted into farm lands, surface water storage structures (like ponds, check-dams, micro-dams, and other reservoirs) and can also be used to recharge groundwater wells. This can generate substantial positive impact especially when destructive climate events such El Niño and La Niña take place, causing droughts and floods in many parts of Ethiopia. Read  the Policy Note Policy brief road water harvesting final

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Last modified: November 2, 2016