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  • Writer's pictureSylvain Richer de Forges

Comparative analysis of rainwater catchment in south east asia

Exciting Developments in Rainwater Catchment Across Southeast Asia! 

Did you know that rainwater catchment is making significant strides in Southeast Asia? Let's dive into the numbers and explore the positive impact across various countries.


 In Vietnam, rainwater harvesting systems have gained traction, providing sustainable water sources. According to a study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), these systems have contributed to a 30% increase in water availability in rural areas. (Source: ADB, 2023)


Thailand has embraced rainwater harvesting with enthusiasm. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment reports a 25% reduction in water scarcity incidents since the widespread adoption of rainwater catchment systems. (Source: Thai Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, 2023)


 Malaysia's commitment to sustainable water practices shines through. The National Water Services Commission notes a 20% decrease in dependence on traditional water sources, thanks to rainwater catchment initiatives. (Source: National Water Services Commission, Malaysia, 2023)


 Indonesia is turning rain into a valuable resource. According to a report from the World Bank, rainwater harvesting projects in Indonesia have provided accessible water to over 2 million people, significantly improving water security. (Source: World Bank, 2023)


 The Philippines is not far behind in this eco-friendly trend. A UNDP study highlights a 15% reduction in water-related diseases in communities where rainwater catchment systems have been implemented. (Source: UNDP, 2023)

These numbers underscore the positive impact of rainwater catchment on water accessibility, environmental sustainability, and public health in Southeast Asia. Let's continue championing these initiatives for a more water-secure and resilient future!

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