rainwater harvesting
Capacity building for water conservation needs: A young mind at work

The community was educated, their trust gained, and constant support provided to them

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.

How Borewell Restoration Is Helping Farmers Repay Their Loans

"In areas where several borewells tap the aquifer, ... we try to convince the whole community to opt for recharge."

Sustainable living and lessons for all

As part of the one-week campaign, volunteers will be conducting house visits and spreading the green message.

Uttarakhand Villagers harvest rainwater, recharge springs, avoid long walks

"... the villagers also started taking care of the jungle around it to strengthen the springs in the hills who had been depleted,”

Videos for Vikalp Sangam, by Video Volunteers

Short videos by community members on alternative initiatives that attempt to integrate ecological sustainability, economic democracy, social justice, cultural diversity and democratic governance.

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 for different sections of the society.