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    Kuhl, kohli and a lost tradition

    Kuhls, the community-owned irrigation channels of Himachal Pradesh, have lost their importance over time. Is it because the state has begun managing them causing a disconnect with the people?

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    Manu Moudgil posted 4 hours 14 min ago

    Himachal Pradesh's forests make way for Renuka Dam

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 3 days ago

    Floods wreak havoc in North India

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    swati posted 3 days ago

    Uttarakhandi women 1, Ultra Tech Cement 0

    Four Gram Panchayats in Uttarakhand joined forces to oppose a cement plant. They won this battle, but will India's villagers win the war?

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    chicu posted 1 week 6 hours ago

    Water Resources Ministry's role expands

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    swati posted 1 week 3 days ago

    Ponds of Darbhanga deconstructed!

    Darbhanga's many ponds which are centuries-old, are disappearing thanks to land sharks. While local groups are working to protect them, they aren't getting the required help from the authorities.

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    chicu posted 1 week 4 days ago

    Zabo: The art of impounding water

    Kikruma in Nagaland has its own system of water harvesting. Watch a farmer explain this unique method called Zabo, which helps manage water while nurturing the soil and optimizing agriculture.

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    Usha Dewani posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

    Centre allocates Rs.133 crore to conserve 115 wetlands

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

    A bridge on the river Kosi

    To reduce the cost of building a bridge on the Kosi, the Bihar govt. set aside the recommendations of its committee. The decision may not have saved money, but the shortcut has destroyed 57 villages.

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    chicu posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Solutions to Indore's water problems don't have to be so expensive!

    The use of decentralized systems puts the onus on individuals more than the government or central bodies to provide Indore proper water and sanitation according to Rahul Banerjee.

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    makarandpurohit posted 2 weeks 6 days ago

    Microcredit for sanitation: A quiet revolution

    A unique microcredit project funded by UNICEF in Erode, Tamil Nadu in which members of self-help groups borrow money from their federation to build toilets in their homes.

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    Prarthana Vishal posted 3 weeks 19 hours ago

    Commonly erected structures for soil and water conservation: Experiences of MYRADA

    This booklet by MYRADA- KVK describes some of the commonly erected watershed structures.

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    Prarthana Vishal posted 3 weeks 20 hours ago

    People of a semi-arid Rajasthan village battle Coca Cola

    The story isn't new. It is about Coca Cola exploiting groundwater resources at its bottling plant in Kaladera. What will hopefully be new is how the story finally ends.

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 4 days ago

    Irrigation systems of Himachal threatened by hydropower projects

    Small hydro-power projects thought to be least damaging threaten the very existence of Kuhls, the source of water for irrigation. It's no wonder that young Kohlis prefer government jobs to farming.

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    sabitakaushal posted 3 weeks 5 days ago

    House of solutions

    Rahul Banerjee, a scientist and researcher, has created sustainable and environmentally friendly home-based solutions to manage his own water supply and sanitation issues in Indore.

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    makarandpurohit posted 4 weeks 47 min ago

    Budget 2014: A water perspective

    How much money has been allocated to the different aspects of water like watershed development, Ganga rejuvenation, inland navigation etc? Experts comment on the implications and the proposed actions.

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    sabitakaushal posted 4 weeks 5 hours ago

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