By Solar Times Bureau
Government making it mandatory for residential projects to have water harvesting units and banning the use of ground water in construction. Developers across are diligently following this directive. All are taking initiatives to conserve and raise the water table through rainwater harvesting. This will definitely prevent water-logging and recharge ground water so that the local water table rises.
Fast-developing cities like Noida, Gurgaon, Greater Noida, rainwater harvesting is mandatory for all the developers. Any construction projects on 100 sq meters or more than 100 sq meters have to put a water-harvesting system for their projects. As per rules and regulations a NOC (non objection certificate) will not be issued until and unless there is rain-water harvesting system. Not only in Noida or NCR region cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune too focusing on the issue.
Developers/ builders too following the rules diligently and are aware of the urgent need to recover the depleting table water all in guidelines under government bylaws.