Phek District

Stories of change: Becoming water abundant by harvesting rainwater
India Water Portal presents you with some inspiring stories of individuals and organisations in India that have adopted exemplary ways to combat water scarcity through harvesting rainwater. Swati Bansal posted 2 months 1 week ago

We often take for granted those things that come easy to us. Rain is one such resource that we always enjoy, but never capture for the future.

Catch the rain where it falls (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Zabo: The art of impounding water
Kikruma in Nagaland has its own system of water harvesting. Watch a farmer explain this unique method called Zabo, which helps manage water while nurturing the soil and optimizing agriculture. Usha Dewani posted 7 years 1 month ago

Located at an altitude of 1270 metres , Kikruma, a quaint village nestled in a rainshadowed area of Phek district of Nagaland is a wonder. Centuries ago, the village evolved a self-organizing system to take care of its water, forest and farm management. ‘Zabo’, which means 'impounding water', is an ingenious method of catching rainwater from running off the mountains.

Ponds as reservoirs for paddy fields located below
×