Aman Srivastava

Aman Srivastava
The threatened traditional tank systems of Madurai
While traditional tanks systems in Madurai continue to fulfill the drinking water and irrigation needs of the rural population, rapid urbanisation is gradually destroying them! Posted on 16 Mar, 2021 11:47 AM

The tank cascade systems of Madurai

Arid and semi-arid regions of Southern-Indian peninsula are known to experience frequent droughts and the watersheds in these regions are characterised by hot climate, scanty water availability and erratic rainfall.

The dying tanks of Madurai (Image Source: Seetha Goplalakrishnan)