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Further Reading
Runoff Rainwater Harvesting Practical Action Technical Brief
The Sri Lankan ‘Pumpkin’ Tank ~ Case Study Practical Action Technical Brief
Cement Mortar Jar ~ Case Study Practical Action Technical Brief
Rainwater Catchment Systems for Domestic Supply, by John Gould and Erik Nissen-
Petersen, Practical Action Publishing 1999.
Ferrocement Water tanks and their Construction, S. B. Watt. Practical Action Publishing
Rainwater Harvesting: The Collection of Rainfall and Runoff in Rural Areas, Arnold Pacey
and Adrian Cullis Practical Action Publishing 1986
Water Harvesting A Guide for Planners and Project Managers, Lee, Michael D. and
Visscher, Jan Teun, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 1992
Water Harvesting in five African Countries, Lee, Michael D. and Visscher, Jan Teun, IRC /
UNICEF, 1990. As snapshot of the status of RWH in five African countries.
Waterlines Journal Vol. 18, No 3, January 2000 and Vol. 14, No.2, October 1995 Both
issues are dedicated to rainwater harvesting, available through Practical Action Publishing
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