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.
Participatory groundwater management looks at groundwater as a whole, by focusing on supply, demand, management and resource-based interventions
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.
Awareness and community-level action are key to the success of any initiative; these six villages in Maharashtra are testimony to that.
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