Farm ponds that dot parched Marathwada may deplete groundwater in the long run
Farm ponds can lead to privatization of water by a few, and when dug on a large scale, these schemes ignore the carrying capacity of the watershed.
How Borewell Restoration Is Helping Farmers Repay Their Loans
"In areas where several borewells tap the aquifer, ... we try to convince the whole community to opt for recharge."
Will citizen technology rescue Bengaluru’s lakes in 2019?
The kit includes instructions to test water for nitrate, phosphate, chlorophyll, dissolved oxygen and fluoride content, using the reagents provided.
Reviving Himalayan Springs essential for climate adaptation
Addressing forests-water-people-climate links wisely, comprehensively and expeditiously is crucial to our long-term wellbeing, if not survival.
How Assam’s four ponds kept the city from sinking, till now
Guwahati can combat the urban flooding problem by urgently revitalizing these ponds along with hundreds of other ponds and channels.
Kaas – Maharashtra’s Very Own ‘Valley Of Flowers’
The real heroes of Kaas are the 20-odd members of the Joint Forest Management Committee from the four adjoining villages.
How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts
51 springs and four lakes in 20 drought-prone Gram Panchayats of Sikkim have been revived so far
Go local, be water secure
With committed citizen groups working with the local government it is possible to preserve heritage and be water sufficient.