Describe Any Three Traditional Methods of Rainwater Harvesting Adopted in Different Parts of India.

  1. In hilly and mountainous regions, people build diversion channels like ‘gul’ or ‘kul’ in Western Himalaya for agriculture.
  2. Roof-top rainwater harvesting was commonly practised to store drinking water particularly in Rajasthan.
  3. In West Bengal, people develop inundation channels to irrigate their fields.
  4. In semi-arid regions agricultural fields are converted into rainfed storage structures that allowed the water to stand and moist the soil

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