Rain water harvesting becomes the talk at C Airport
S Vishnu Sharmaa, INN/Chennai, @Svs037
Rain water harvesting can indeed be a solution to water problem being faced by cities across the country. Many prestigious establishments across the nation seem to have noted the point. This was visible at Chennai airport recently when training on rain water harvesting and artificial recharge was held there on August 29.
The training was organised by Airport Authority of India (AAI)’s regional head quarters and Chennai Airport. Around 45 engineers from different disciplines attended the training programme. This is the first initiative and training programme imparted through recently created rainwater harvesting centre of Central Ground Water Board.
The training programme was inaugurated by H S Suresh, executive director (Engineering), AAI. S. Sreekumar, Director, Chennai Airport, Madhavan, regional executive director (southern region), AAI addressed the engineers.
Senior officers D. Gnanasundar, M. Panneer and K. Rajarajan from Central Ground Water Board, Chennai imparted training to airport engineers on roof top rainwater harvesting, artificial recharge to groundwater and implementing artificial recharge projects at Chennai airport. A survey is being conducted by Central Ground water Board at Chennai airport for improving the ground water conditions in and around it.