HARVESTING AND USES OF RAIN WATER IN INDONESIA
Journal: i TECH MAG (Research Article)
Author: Suhendar I Sachoemar, Ratu Siti Aliah, Haryanti, and Joko Prayitno Susanto
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As a tropical country, Indonesia has quite high rainfall reaching 2000-3000 mm per year in several areas. In general, rainwater utilization in Indonesia is used to support agricultural activities and meet household daily needs, especially drinking water. Methods of utilizing rainwater and processing in Indonesia use a variety of methods ranging from the simplest to the high technology. The manufacture of rainwater storage systems, infiltration wells and biopores are methods used for rainwater utilization and flood control for urban areas. As for the processing of rainwater into drinking water, many have used high technology such as filtration systems.