Assessment of traditional rainwater harvesting system in barren lands of a semi-arid region: A case study of Rajasthan
During the monsoon season, the excess rainwater from Chauka and ponds flows into the river. This seasonal river meets a larger dam downstream that provides water to many districts in Rajasthan
The architect leading restoration of Telangana’s historic stepwells
In Telangana, home to over 500 stepwells, Kalpana, along with her community works to build self-reliance by connecting to the water source and replenishing it.
Meet the Water Warrior, Laxman Singh, Who Invented a New Method of Water Conservation
"The Chauka system is designed to hold a nine-inch water level, spread over a field. The moisture is reused by draining, to plant forests or to grow crops,”
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.