Springs

The Spring Initiative

  • The Springs Initiative consists of a diverse group of partners. From NGOs working in rural Maharashtra to State Governments in the Himalayas, each has their own areas of specialization. Working in parallel, partners now combine experience to share learning and leverage resources. Below is a short s...
  • Over the last decade, demand for spring management has increased as traditional spring sources have started drying up or becoming contaminated. In response, communities, NGOs and state agencies began dedicated spring protection programmes. In the Himalayas, the State of Sikkim and organizations such...
  • To tackle the current water crisis and to ensure safe and sustainable access to water for all, by promoting responsible and appropriate management of aquifers, springsheds, and watersheds and conserving ecosystems in partnership with communities, governments and other stakeholders. Principles o...
  • The Springs Initiative is an informal association of implementing, knowledge and funding partners. Across the country, these organisations are working to improve management of springs and our shared understanding. From policy analysis, and social surveys to collection of flow data and research, the ...