Water to the power of four
In the Four Waters concept, the central focus is on using rain water, surface water and groundwater, and maintenance of soil moisture at a high level.
Mumbai group spends 5 Sundays clearing 1.47-lakh kg garbage from Poisar river
“We used all our resources to gather like-minded people and started cleaning it.”
How Bidar beat back the drought
As Karnataka reels under drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago.
Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom
The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.
Kutch's Water Champions In The Making
Local youth, with some amount of training and support, can implement solutions for the community if they understand and manage local water problems.
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 ...
Kerala fights drought with recharged wells
The simpler systems under the well-recharging programme can be installed with around Rs. 5,000, and there is government support of varying degrees ...
At a school in Kanchipuram, teachers and students harvest manure from dry composting toilets, thus paying possibly the best tribute to Gandhi