Hiware Bazar water balance sheet 2007: From scarcity to surplus

The work done by the villagers of Hiware Bazaar (Maharashtra) in transforming their village, through soil and water conservation works with Government / Panchayat funds is well known. In a period of five years with an annual rainfall of 400mm, the village has turned itself around completely, with over 25% of the village's 200 odd families, becoming millionaires and scores others 'reverse-migrating' from nearby towns/cities.

This map shows the various watershed interventions taken up in Hiware Bazar (Maharashtra) and the water balance sheet of the village as of 2007.

Hiware Bazar - Water balance sheet 2007

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