India’s water crisis: The clock is ticking

We need to promote a decentralised approach, with a key focus on water conservation, source …

Can Ministry of Jal Shakti save Indian rivers?

The new ministry has its work cut out as old ministries’ track record in cleaning and …

From village pradhans to Pradhan Mantri: Devolve power and invest political will

PM Narendra Modi’s letters to panchayat heads to conserve water revives the …

Cauvery: The river that the Tamils thought would never fail

The ‘Ganga of South India’ may be dying now, but was once a cherished waterbody …

Resident Welfare Associations can contribute big to conserve water

A case study from JR Nagar RWA in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Who will provide water security to Chennai?

Chennai is battling sever water crisis with daily water supply of 550 mn l/day against a …

After Cape Town, is Sydney heading for a date with Day Zero?

From June 1, 2019, the Australian megapolis will face water cuts again after nearly a …

Government must prioritise on conserving water

Our river systems are suffering badly from water scarcity and non-point source pollution

Schools need a roadmap for rainwater harvesting

Despite school rooftops and playgrounds being the best places for rainwater harvesting, …

Exploring the ‘public’ in public sanitation services

A look into whether our toilet infrastructures promote gender inclusion or exclusion

Rainwater harvesting: Way ahead to encash the alternative water resource

Depending on the agroclimatic region the strategy may be different but the idea is the same &…

A troll’s choice: wifi or water?

A recent episode on social media exposed me to some of the perceptions that trolls have …

How we source water for cities: Lessons Tehri taught

A look at how complex the ecological and social consequences of our urban water management …

All that crap: How can faecal sludge be reused

If more people in India’s rural areas are building septic tanks, there must be …

Taking cue from Melbourne water management

High quality drinking water supply and careful treatment of storm water and waste water …

Singapore’s journey from a water scarce to a water secure nation

Singapore has tapped every opportunity to collect, treat, reuse and produce necessary water …

World Water Day: Solving water issues key to achieving ODF status

Here’s an example of a village in Nagaland that journeyed from being one of the most …

Not only depletion, sparse data on Himalayan springs is also a big concern

Greater awareness, understanding and a national springs’ inventory can help achieve …

Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?

We need to find newer ways to reduce and regulate over-extraction and usage, than …

Saraswati: River, myth or mirage

While experts say there was a river system in place where the Haryana government is trying …

Saving traditional water harvesting systems in Uttarakhand

If India’s hilly areas such as Uttarakhand have to be protected from any major water …

How to fight water scarcity this monsoon

Though the monsoon is behaving erratically, drought-prone districts are still water rich