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.

Bengaluru's well diggers have shown how traditional water bodies can be revived: Water activitst Vishwanath Srikantaiah

"We must build the governance and institutional capabilities for an integrated urban water management system. The rest will follow."

Sustainable living and lessons for all

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

Re-Store sells all stuff you'd like to discard

Trivedi, who initiated Re-Store, hopes to take the message of re-use, exchange, rent, repair, as opposed to buying new, to many more people.

Reviving Himalayan Springs essential for climate adaptation

Addressing forests-water-people-climate links wisely, comprehensively and expeditiously is crucial to our long-term wellbeing, if not survival.

Wetlands of Tamil Nadu soon to have protected status

Through notifying 100 wetlands as “priority wetlands”, the state’s choking urban wetlands may finally breathe.

The big bhungroo revolution

Capture rain water, thus freeing arable land from waterlogging while recharging groundwater to use for irrigation during the lean season.

Karnataka: Tradition to the rescue

“The rejuvenation of tanks and kalyanis has helped in changing the landscape in a big way. Tanks of the district are still full of water."

Keezhattur farmers want the highway to bypass their paddy fields and wetlands

Protest against a highway project that would destroy paddy fields and wetlands, which are a source for groundwater recharge.

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