Skip to main content

Roofwater Harvesting in Africa

Terry Thomas

Waterlines, Volume 24, Number 4, April 2006, pp. 12-14 (3)

In few areas of Africa is roofwater harvesting likely to be sufficient for all domestic needs, at a reasonable cost. But despite this and other factors that have so far prevented the widespread dissemination of this technology, roofwater harvesting is gradually being recognized as a partial solution to the need for clean water, close to the home.

 

Full paper available from the journal