Bangalore celebrates World Water Day 2013 on 22-23 March

On 22-23 March 2013, Bangalore will celebrate World Water Day like never before - with an explosion of events all over the city

We invite you to visit homes and workplaces that have harvested rainwater, treated their sewage, and acted as water stewards. From lakes to apartment complexes to corporate offices, people from each part of Bangalore will open their doors for you. Join us!

Friday, March 22
6-9pm at the Max Mueller Bhavan in Indiranagar (more information)

Join us for Water Matters, a photo exhibition and panel discussion on Bangalore's water issues. Panelists include:

  • Rohini Nilekani (Arghyam)
  • S. Vishwanath (Zen Rainman)
  • Sekar Raghavan (Chennai Rain Centre)
  • MN Thippeswamy (BWSSB)
  • Usha Rajagopalan (Puttenahalli Lake Neighborhood Improvement Trust)
 
Saturday, March 23
6:30am-5pm, all over Bangalore (more information)

WWD poster

WWD poster

Lake Diaries (6:30-9am)
Professional photography workshops at lakes across the city

  • Arekere Lake
  • Doraikere Lake
  • Halagevadera Halli Lake
  • Kaggadasapura Lake
  • Lalbagh Lake
  • Somasundara Palya Lake
  • Puttenahalli Lake
  • Varthur Lake
Walk in the Park (11am-5pm)
Guided tours and demos of water-saving parks
  • Sir Visvesvaraya Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park (Jayanagar)
  • Water and Waste Water Theme Park (Yelehanka)
  • Cubbon Park

Savings on the House (10am-12pm)
Rainwater harvesting and sewage treatment open houses at apartments and homes

  • Balaji Pristine (Whitefield)
  • Brigade Millennium (J.P. Nagar VI Phase)
  • Embassy Tranquil (Koramangala)
  • Ferns Paradise (Doddanekundi)
  • Ittina Abby Apartments (L B Shastry Nagar)
  • Kalpatharu Apartments (L B Shastry Nagar)
  • Kristal Citrine (Krishnarajapura)
  • Pavani Prestige (Marathahalli)
  • Prestige Aster (Langford Town)
  • Raindrops Apartments (Sarjapur)
  • Zed Earth (Yelehanka)
  • G.V. Dasrathi's home (Sadashivnagar)
  • Pethachi's home (Bannerghatta Road)
  • Rajesh Shah's home (Whitefield)
  • Vijay Padaki's home (Wilson Garden)
 

World Water Day 2013 has been organized as a part of Catch Every Drop, a campaign around urban water issues in Bangalore. Catch Every Drop is being run by The Alternative in partnership with India Water Portal and with sponsorship by Arghyam.

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