Well, as unique as this
A stepwell in Maharashtra stands for the spectacular architecture of a time when the importance of water conservation was acknowledged and water was stored and used with ingenuity. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 4 years 9 months ago

The annual droughts in Maharashtra have put tremendous pressure on the available water resources in the state.

A view of the stepwell. (Source: India Water Portal)
Water buckets of the Western Ghats
Exploitation of groundwater in Panchgani, Maharashtra, led to acute water shortage but the people of Akhegani decided to do something about it. Watch how they built spring boxes to revive springs. Hamsa Iyer posted 7 years 9 months ago

The Western Ghats, known for its biodiversity, is one of India's most sought after ecological hotspots. One of its stark features is the basalt rocks, often referred to as water buckets indicating the water retention capacity of the rock, found there.

Basalt rocks characterize the Deccan Plateau