Kondapur, Hyderabad, Telangana
Annual Rainwater Potential
30.0 lac litres
Result - Savings Annually
30.0 Lac Litres of Rainwater
Team The Rainwater Project uncovered an old, well in Kondapur, abandoned and full of garbage.
Seeing its dilapidated state, The Rainwater Project took it up as a restoration project under the Blue Hyderabad campaign.
The following steps were taken to revive the well.
- Desilting and dewatering
- Bypass channel at the inlet
- Plantations around the well.
- Water quality improvement
- Segregated cultural space.
The well has been raised 3 feet with intermittent niches and barricading all around.
Rainwater Harvesting: Rain Gardens have been proposed around the irrigation well as a technique for rainwater harvesting. A grilled swale with high moisture retention plants is proposed around the boundary to collect stormwater.