Investigation on Soil Parameters for Gray Water Harvesting

  • S. L. Hake
  • R. M. Damgir
  • P. R. Awsarmal
  • V. U. Ashrit
  • J. N. Narote
Conference paper


Ground water recharge is the process by which water percolates down to the soil and reaches the water table either by natural or artificial methods. The ground water plays an important role for the production of food and agricultural growth. It supplies water to irrigational, rural as well as urban and industrial need. The regular extraction of ground water goes more than recharge. Therefore, the day by day the water level goes down. An innovative artificial recharge system wants to develop and implement to recharge ground water in villages and in cities too. This paper focused on the invention of new artificial recharge techniques based on waste water recycling system which will implement on the low cost of construction and maintenance also. The domestic waste water (gray water) helps to recharge ground water level. The development of a model for harvesting daily domestic waste water is based on this technique. The daily consumption of domestic gray water is 87–90 lpcd for low income group colony. The developed model based on soil investigation which shows the percolation rate of the soil sample. This technique is helpful to society and solves the water problem in summer seasons.


Gray water harvesting Percolation rate Soil parameter 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. L. Hake
    • 1
  • R. M. Damgir
    • 2
  • P. R. Awsarmal
    • 3
  • V. U. Ashrit
    • 4
  • J. N. Narote
    • 4
  1. 1.DVVP College of EngineeringAhmednagarIndia
  2. 2.Government Engineering College AurangabadAurangabadIndia
  3. 3.Marathwada Institute TechnologyAurangabadIndia
  4. 4.UG StudentAhmednagarIndia

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