Precipitation
Lifestyle
Rainwater Harvesting

100

This seasonal prevailing wind occurs in the region of South and Southeast Asia
What is a monsoon

100

This sex receives approx. 25-30 more rupees per day for their work
What is the male of the household (as opposed to female)

100

Rainwater flows off the roof into gutters, then through a down-pipe, and into a storage tank. This has no adverse effect on groundwater.
What is Rainwater Harvesting

200

These are the two types of monsoons
What are the South-west monsoon & North-east monsoon

200

In this region of India, the majority of the rural population does not have access to clean drinking water
What is South India

200

This season limits the ability of villagers to collect rainwater
What is the dry season

300

Due to these practices, poor soil conservation occurs
What is degradation of forests and agriculture

300

This aspect of RWH has a significant constrain on the design of the RWH
What is the cost

300

It is estimated that about (enter percent here) of the rainwater falling on such a roof could be captured in the storage tank.
What is 75%

400

This is located along a small stream and impedes the flow of water, creating a small storage resevoir
What is a check dam

400

This organization in the Nilgiris District works to improve access to an adequate supply of water in rural areas.
What is Rural Development Organization (RDO) (EWB works with them!)

400

the components of a RWH are...(4)
What are gutters, a filter unit, a down pipe, and a gate valve

500

These jugs are used around the household, and each family in the village requires 240 of these of water per month
What is a koodham

500

The nearby industrial plant has this affect on the nearby river
What is significant pollution of water resources

500

What is the average cost in rupees or CAN$ of a RWH
What is 19,500 rupees or $468 CAN (keep in mind female average salary is 50 rupees/day, male 75-80 rupees/day)