Recharging Aquifers Through Percolation and Filtration: An Integrated Approach

  • Punj Lata SinghEmail author
  • Paritosh Rawat
  • Amit Maurya
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


This paper presents a study on surface runoff water harvesting and modification of the same, devising a percolation cum filtration tank to simultaneously recharge groundwater as well as provide quality water for immediate usage. A detailed study of rainfall behaviour and statistics was done over a particular catchment in Amity University to obtain harvesting potential and subsequently design sedimentation and filtration units, respectively. With an additional filtration through laboratory prepared graphene oxide sand composite, the quality of filtered water is highly enhanced. Economic and easy synthesis of graphene oxide sand composite to easily provide this filter solution.


Harvesting potential Filtration Graphene oxide Catchment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and TechnologyAmity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP)NoidaIndia

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