Water – Harvesting, Storage and Conservation – WHSC-2009, Kanpur, India, 23-25 November 2009

September 24, 2009 at 8:48 am

Organised by: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur with support from UNICEF


Rainwater Harvesting

  • Rainwater harvesting techniques for different geo-hydro-thermo regions
  • Rainwater harvesting and artificial recharge
  • Rainwater harvesting for climate change adaptation and energy saving
  • Water quality aspects in rainwater harvesting system
  • Ecological and economic impacts of rainwater harvesting


  • Watershed management
  • Natural water resources management
  • Groundwater flow and contamination management
  • Groundwater recharge
  • Coastal aquifer management
  • GIS for neighborhood-level analysis of rainwater catchment
  • Innovative water storage techniques


  • Water quality and its impact on public health
  • Water pollution
  • Removal of emerging contaminants from water and wastewater
  • Wastewater reclamation, recycle and reuse
  • Conventional water-borne sanitation system
  • Conventional water-borne sanitation system
  • Issues and challenges in dry sanitation
  • Challenges in implementing ecological sanitation in developing countries
  • Minimizing the use of water in sanitation

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Abstract deadline: 20 Oct 2009

Registration deadline: 10 Oct 2009

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