programmes and analyse the potential of water storage. Out of the box thinking will be required combining local
experiences with high end technology.
And in the cities, rainwater harvesting and assisted recharge of aquifers offer a potential solution to some of the
massive urban shortages.
Big dams have not been discussed in this periodical; this is certainly a gap. We know that building dams is the
most conventional approach, but it has serious potential drawbacks in our unstable environment. In addition, dams
are massive local structures. We think that we need to rethink and look at new approaches that are supported and
promoted by the local population.
The topic is by no means exhausted. But we hope that the articles presented here will provide you with food for
thought, and stimulate discussion and activities on water storage in the mountains.