Gwalior

Water not for profit
Water privatisation has a history of failure in India. Why are we still engaging private operators to manage our waters? makarandpurohit posted 4 years 6 months ago

In August 2016, the Karnataka government gave Abu Dhabi-based businessman B.R. Shetty permission to privatise the iconic Jog Falls to make it a perennial waterfall and to develop it into a tourism hotspot.

NMC employees union and residents of Nagpur protest water privatisation.
Irrigation in India - Management phases and its sustainability - Paper presented at the National Seminar on Water and Culture (2007)
The paper discusses ancient and modern irrigation practices in India. rajshekar posted 10 years 3 months ago

Since time immemorial water has been a common property and in many Indian communities there is deep reverence for flowing water. Using the flow of water for community benefit  is considered an act of great merit and  its misuse and contamination, a sin. In temples, tanks were constructed for rituals and also as a way to earn money for the temple.