From Morocco to Yemen, many squeeze water out of fog
The system of collecting water from low-hanging clouds has brought respite to residents in water-stressed regions around the world
Anupam Mishra: the man who dreamt of water-sufficient India
As a devout water conservationist, he urged people to learn from ancient ingenuity of water harvesting techniques
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Saving traditional water harvesting systems in Uttarakhand
If India’s hilly areas such as Uttarakhand have to be protected from any major water crisis, it is very necessary to maintain and protect …
Water: The clock is ticking
Day Zero has been postponed to next year for Capetonians. When is your turn? Are you ready?
Karnataka wants to drill more borewells, but where’s the water?
Despite groundwater depletion and huge expenditure incurred, the state government seeks answer to water scarcity in borewells
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 — catch water where it falls
Tax rebate to promote rainwater harvesting
Various municipal corporations in the country are offering concession of property tax in exchange of a rainwater harvesting system. Is the scheme …
Beris to the rescue
Revival of rainwater harvesting structures quenches the thirst of a Thar village
Common sense delivers
Murli Mohan Sharma opted out.
The last lesson
There is a need to learn from the rainwater harvesting drive that has been carried out in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
Gujarat plans to set up desalination plants to tide over the state's water crisis
Indians in race
Tapping our tradition
Lost and found
Karnataka villages are reviving underground springs that were once their lifeline in summers
Life in the dry Thar desert
In the dry Sam region of Jaisalmer district in Rajasthan, there are villages which rely on water harvesting structures for regular water needs. …
Real pride of ancient Indian science
Indian scientists are nowhere to be seen in the world you and I inhabit. This is when our modern world requires science to be integrated into …
India’s new hydro map
The blue represents the spread of the 30 million water-related structures built under MGNREGA. The darker the shade, the higher the number of …
Rainwater harvesting vs water ferrying trains: Which is better?
A calculation shows 7 million litres of water can be harvested from one hectare of land in Chennai
Turning barren land into a food forest
Permaculture practitioners Narsanna and Padma Koppula have turned a barren piece of land in Telangana's Pastapur village into a productive farm …
What would happen now?
A normal monsoon will be useful only if we learn lessons from the current drought
The HRD minister wants to teach rainwater harvesting. But is he willing to learn it from communities?
Website review: www.rainwaterharvesting.org
Summer is here and with it water wars at neighbourhood taps and tanker stops. To find a way out of scarcity, visit the Centre for Science and …
Water in the sand
Experiments in rainwater harvesting are recharging parched aquifers in Kutch
Tanking up on water
Renovating traditiona_1 village reservoirs, farmers in Tamil Nadu are pursuing a green dream