Railway lines to act as water pipelines.


As I saw the water scarcity issues around the country, I felt that our vast railway lines can also double as a water pipeline across the country. This can help move water from anywhere to anywhere in our country. Most of it could be based on gravity flow and some places may need a force to flow water to higher planes. Motors along the lines either powered by solar or by energy used by moving trains can be used for these purposes. This can lead to reduced costs of lines as they become multi purpose and will also create a sharing network across our. country. The lines can be embedded  with hollow water pipes during manufacturing and the last mile to villages can be through transportation from its nearest railway station.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Archives

%d bloggers like this: