Chikkamagaluru, Nov 17: Farmland Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Chikkamagaluru, inventors of first-of-its-kind, innovative, self cleaning, roof top rainwater harvesting filter 'Rainy' have been honoured with the Aqua Foundations Excellence Award 2017 under the category of Industrial Excellence in Development of Technology.
The award was presented at a ceremony held during an International XI World Aqua Congress 2017 at New Delhi recently. The award was received by Michael Baptist and Vijayraj, directors of Farmland Rainwater Harvesting Systems from Dr Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist.
The ‘Aqua Excellence Awards’ are the highest awards given by Aqua Foundation to its members, stakeholders and contributors in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the field of water, environment, energy, earth sciences, atmospheric sciences, planetary sciences, pollution control and sustainability solutions.
Aqua Foundation honours, in each World Aqua Congress, individual/nominees of corporate members who have made a mark in their respective fields of expertise or have made a significant contribution towards humanity.
About Farmland Rainwater Harvesting System
Farmland Rainwater Harvesting System, has been in forefront in rainwater harvesting for over one and half decade with respect to both rooftop as well as groundwater recharge through indigenous path breaking technology involving dual intensity filters to store and Re-utilize and Farmland V-Wire Injection Well to recharge ground water source. Both these technologies have found wide acceptance both in public and private sector because of the increased success rate at field level.
The company’s continued efforts in setting up State of Art R&D and hydraulic testing lab at Chikkamagaluru with most modern and sophisticated machinery and equipment for research to enable students from across the country to do research on water saving is a feather in the cap for the company.
The company has helped people to save precious water and also power in the area where there is scarcity for drinking water because of its revolutionary technology and wide spread acceptance throughout country.
Till date, the company has installed more than 1,40,000 rooftop installation and more than 13,800 recharging structures throughout the country with help of wide dealer network. The company’s product is been exported to 21 countries.
The company’s efforts in saving water have been recognised by conferring three national awards and two international awards. The Recent Aqua Foundation Award is one more addition to its existing awards.