When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore

When Bangalore shattered its local loop of dependence by importing water, people forgot the importance of their local sources of water.

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

Ancient Gond wells yield water all year

An underground stream collects water from a stream located about 15 kilometres away in this ancient well, which serves the needs of the village.

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.

Tamil Nadu Revives Ancient Community De-Silting Of Lakes, Tanks

'Kudimaramathu' is a practice where farmers have to remove weeds and deepen the lake to ensure proper supply of water for irrigation.

Making Ameenpur garbage free Panchayat

The Ameenpur Lake, a serene water body in Patancheru mandal has been declared Telangana’s first biodiversity heritage site

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 ...

Go local, be water secure

With committed citizen groups working with the local government it is possible to preserve heritage and be water sufficient.

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