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.

A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik

Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.

Reviving Naulas, The Ancient Water Temples Of The Kumaon Himalayas

Naulas are fine examples of dry-masonry, stone architecture as well as the art and science of water purification

Darjeeling Himalayas gets a people-centric early warning system for landslides

All it takes for the system to work is a tipping bucket rain gauge, a rainfall threshold chart, whistle, mobile messenger and a billboard.

Shepherd from Karnataka builds 14 ponds on barren hill, turns his village green

"Wherever I take up 5-6 ft of digging, there will be water which will not dry up … even during summers.”

3D Modelling for Participatory Water Management

Participants started discussing amongst themselves landscape features in their villages and demarcated forest, roads, wells, etc.

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