Groundwater recharge needs grassroots solutions: A study of two techniques in Kerala
Although groundwater is emerging as a critical issue and has managed to encourage new government schemes, a generic solution of rainwater recharge cannot be applied across different regions. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
Rainwater is captured from the rooftop of the community hall and diverted to the sump before it is pumped into the open well. (Image by Authors)
The Chalakudy river system wins
Latha Anantha was awarded the Bhagirath Prayas Samman for spearheading the campaign to save the Chalakudy river in Kerala, at the recently concluded India Rivers Week. Amita Bhaduri posted 5 years 11 months ago
Latha Anantha (Source: Latha)
When it rains, it stores!
In the four years since a programme called 'Mazhapolima', meaning bounty of rain, was launched in Thrissur, Kerala, the district has seen an increase in the quality and quantity of water in its wells. Seetha posted 6 years 8 months ago
Rainwater diverted into an open well in Thrissur
Athirapilly falls under threat
Another proposed power project blurs the lines between cost to environment and need for development. Will it ever cease to be a dichotomy and become a win-win situation for both? Amita Bhaduri posted 7 years ago
Athirapilly waterfalls Source:Sangfroid, Wikimedia
Call for Abstracts, National Seminar on 'Dynamics of Environment degradation with special reference to water pollution in Kerala', Western Ghats Hornbill Foundation, Thrisur, Kerala, December 3-4, 2013
Papers to include sub themes like Kerala rivers, water sources, pollution, gender equity, culture, biodiversity, water policy and sustainability. sabitakaushal posted 7 years ago
Mazhapolima Participatory Well Recharge Programme - Concept Note and Process Document (2009)
Mazhapolima is a community based well recharge programme, initiated by the district administration and implemented by major stakeholders. ashis posted 10 years 5 months ago
Mazhapolima - A community based well recharge programme
A project report on a community based well recharge programme in Kerala to recharge ground water and improve supply of drinking water reena posted 11 years 3 months ago
Athirappilly satyagraha crosses one year 25th Feb 2009
Athirappilly satyagraha crosses one year 25th Feb 2009 iwp posted 11 years 9 months ago