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Helping nature take its course: Composting!
While urban areas are being engulfed by a sea of garbage, the need of the hour is to think about recycling waste that we generate at the source, so as to avoid sending it to the landfills.
Increasing water security for the urban underserved
A pilot study with Composite Water Vulnerability Index tool designed for ranking of slums shows that 30% households are Beyond the Pipe (BtP).
Illegal river bed mining continues unabated in north India
Need effective sand mining governance and law enforcement to address the plundering of the rich river ecosystem.
Administrative reforms towards Atmanirbhar Bharat
Accountable and efficient governance should reach the last mile.
Bracing for data reporting challenges
Why is your field team slack about data reporting? How can they be involved in the reporting processes?
Bespoke software vs. platform: Choosing between the two
The essential tradeoff between these two options is of cost, time, risk, and requirement match.
Meghalaya villages join hands to save environment and bolster women empowerment
Villages in Meghalaya have not only successfully dealt with their water problems, but also encouraged women to get involved in the process. And the effects have been for all to see!
Open source products protect against technology obsolescence
Open-source products offer a technology evolution path and help avoid risks in technology projects.
World Toilet Day 2020: Safe fecal disposal key to sustainable sanitation
News this week
Let's talk sanitation! Kakkaman is here, this WTD2020
“If you don’t manage your shit, it will come back to your plate”. Have you ever wondered about this? In the absence of proper sanitation this could very well become the reality!
India now has 41 Ramsar sites, with two more wetlands added to the list
Policy matters this week
Ahar pynes: Traditional flood harvesting systems of South Bihar
The Ahar pynes of South Bihar are a classic example of a community managed irrigation systems and need urgent revival.
Leave no household behind
Access to basic entitlements is a critical safety net for vulnerable communities.
Springs that sustain millions
Springs, the greenest source of water, and the strongest bulwark against climate change in the mountains are in dire need of protection.
A sanitation veteran leads from the front
Gyanchand Mishra has leveraged help from the urban local body and the Project Nirmal team to improve the city's sanitation chain.
30 Indian cities to face rise in water risks by 2050
News this month
CGWB gets stricter against misuse or wastage of groundwater
Policy matters this month
Breaking down data silos in the water sector
The National Hydrology Project has created a national platform for water data and is working to enhance the technical capacities of agencies dealing with water resources management.
What India needs for effective waste management in times of the pandemic
The pandemic has exposed the flaws in our waste management system.
Creating a repository for India’s water resources data
WRIS provides a comprehensive, authoritative and consistent data on India’s water resources in a standardised national GIS framework.