India’s water problem has a simple solution

Reducing its use in agriculture is the most effective way of solving India’s water problem.

Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds

Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.

Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?

Merely imposing a cost to curb the growing extraction is not enough.

It’s time to tax groundwater use

For the country’s food security and for alleviating poverty, Water Conservation Fee is definitely the much-awaited reform.

Re-reading Tagore to Become Human

"... we are all willing to pay a premium to experience natural surroundings which offer nutriment to the soul"

As waste goes out, a dying river returns to life in Kerala

Thick layers of water weeds and waste dumped into the waterway for over a decade were removed.

Maharashtra goes Doha for water

How the inexpensive Doha model of groundwater recharge is saving the livelihoods of farmers in Maharashtra. Doha is a low-cost, eco-friendly water ...

The market beyond drip

System of Water for Agricultural Rejuvenation method requires one-fourth of the water that drip does, to adequately irrigate fruit trees and vegeta...

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