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.
Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture
A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.
Collectivisation of Water
Farmers in Chellapur of Kurnool district have shared their groundwater with their fellow villagers through a groundwater grid
This Family Did Not Send Their Children to School, but Taught Them by Creating a Forest
They built check-dams in the watershed, dug percolation-pits and mulched heavily to prevent soil erosion and to conserve water.
India's water Crisis: The clock is ticking
We need to promote a decentralised approach, with a key focus on water conservation, source sustainability, storage and reuse wherever possible.
This Chemistry Professor’s Fight for Arsenic-free Water in Villages of Assam is Slowly Bearing Fruit
More and more schools adopt this technology, train teachers and ask students to build Arsiron Nilogon as science projects
Needed: A million Recharge Wells
Clean catchments such as rooftops, roads and storm drains could be used to harvest a substantial volume of the city's rainfall.
India’s deepening water crisis: How villages had water before govt took over
When every village captures all the run-off resulting from the rain falling over its entire land can every village have enough water.