Forest Department of Chandigarh Administration has createdfive new water bodies which will act as rain water harvesting structures.The water spread area of these five water bodies will be 44 acres.These will help in recharging underground water aquifers and will act as waterholes for the wildlife.It will also promote eco-tourism in the city and surroundings.Educational institutions like schools and colleges have been encouraged through ECO-Club to Harvest rain water to the maximum extent for the stablization of underground water.


Source: Mr. Ishwar Singh-Deputy Conservator of Forests , U.T., Chandigarh