Transitioning to Sustainable Development Goals for Water
In dryland areas, falling groundwater levels may be causing working handpumps and borewells to go dry, requiring large capital expenditure.
Chennai’s complicated relationship with its dying rivers, as chronicled by artists
“This kind of art can make people come to the river, not take it to be just a dirty river but something that you would want to come and see. "
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."
Their Will, Their Way
Pune citizens come together to save their water resources, show ways to use water sustainably.
The incentive problem behind groundwater overuse in India
Deeper wells do not just hurt the environment but can also increase the cost borne by farmers.
Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?
Merely imposing a cost to curb the growing extraction is not enough.
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.
A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik
Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.
Reviving Naulas, The Ancient Water Temples Of The Kumaon Himalayas
Naulas are fine examples of dry-masonry, stone architecture as well as the art and science of water purification