With abundant rooftop area (~120000 sq ft), it was only natural to tap this runoff and store it in the sump which has a capacity of 200 KL.
Also, there is sufficient landscaped area and a well designed network of storm water drains. So recharging the ground water table was also considered, rather than letting the storm water drain into the sewage laden Vrishabavathi that cuts across the campus.
|View of the campus|
|FL-500 Rainy Filter|
|Channel for laying pipe to recharge well|
Though the management had initial apprehension regarding the impact on aesthetics due to the RWH system, all fears were put to rest after the implementation and they are keen to get going with the next phase design and implementation.
Definitely a model worth emulating by other organizations.