Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?
Merely imposing a cost to curb the growing extraction is not enough.
How an army of women in Vellore resurrected a river that once served as their lifeline
A small team of women build 600 wells to revive a dead river!
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.
Re-reading Tagore to Become Human
"... we are all willing to pay a premium to experience natural surroundings which offer nutriment to the soul"
As waste goes out, a dying river returns to life in Kerala
Thick layers of water weeds and waste dumped into the waterway for over a decade were removed.
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 ...
The market beyond drip
System of Water for Agricultural Rejuvenation method requires one-fourth of the water that drip does, to adequately irrigate fruit trees and vegeta...
Push irrigation, not dams
We can add millions of hectares to irrigated land without building a single new dam. We just need to adopt a different method of managing the water...
The Five Per Cent of Palamau farmers
Many more families in this block are now busy digging Five Per Cent ponds in their respective lands so that the rainwater this monsoon does not rus...