Water Management

  • Rainwater harvesting revives dry fields in Yavatmal

    April , 2017

    Farmer incomes in Yavatmal district in Maharashtra have doubled with the construction of rainwater harvesting structures that prevent soil and water run-off and provide protective irrigation during dry spells

  • Springshed management improves life in Himalayan villages

    April , 2017

    Springshed management by Himmotthan’s Society’s Water and Sanitation programme has eased life for residents of Himalayan villages — distance travelled to collect water has reduced from 2.5km to less than 10m and water consumption has increased from 24 to 70 litres per capita per day

  • Artificial glaciers to the rescue in Leh

    April , 2017

    Receding glaciers have reduced the availability of agricultural and potable water in Ladakh and threatened the existence of communities. Creating multiple stone embankments or artificial glaciers that collect freezing water and snow in winter and increase the volume of meltwater in early summer is proving to be a quick and assured solution in Ladakh’s Leh district

  • Harvest yields a precious commodity

    August , 2015

    Bhimaraya’s family used to spend three hours every day to fetch water for their needs, prompting him to learn rain water harvesting techniques from the Kalike team

  • Tata Trusts signs MoU with Waternet International, Amsterdam

    March , 2015

  • IWMI - Tata Water Policy Research Programme annual partner's meet organised

    November , 2012

    The 7th annual partner's meet of IWMI – Tata Water Policy Research Programme attracted over 200 participants from the government, research institutes and international organisations

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