India’s water problem has a simple solution

Reducing its use in agriculture is the most effective way of solving India’s water problem.

Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture

A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.

Collectivisation of Water

Farmers in Chellapur of Kurnool district have shared their groundwater with their fellow villagers through a groundwater grid

Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead

Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...

This Chemistry Professor’s Fight for Arsenic-free Water in Villages of Assam is Slowly Bearing Fruit

More and more schools adopt this technology, train teachers and ask students to build Arsiron Nilogon as science projects

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."

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.

The barefoot hydrogeologists of the Himalayan regions

"I have seen the fracture when we built the naula" said Chachaji. He then proceeded to add details to the rough sketch on the board.

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