People and Organisations

Safe water to fight fluorosis
What Basubai and her children needed to fight fluorosis was access to safe drinking water. arathi posted 2 years 4 months ago
Village woman shows her fluorosis-affected teeth. (Pic courtesy: PSI)
Setting safe sanitation example
Villager builds twin pit latrine and sets example for others on behaviour change and safe sanitation. arathi posted 2 years 4 months ago
Manohar's twin pit latrine gets constructed. (Pic courtesy: PSI)
The politics of groundwater
To make access to water adequate and equitable, the focus must shift from water sources to water resources. Science, community participation and cooperation, are key to addressing our water woes. priyad posted 2 years 4 months ago
Bhaag Nadi Bhaag
A Hindi play about rivers and water by travelling theatre group Swabhav Natak Dal priyad posted 2 years 4 months ago
Bhaag Nadi Bhaag
Not enough water, villagers look for solution
Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district has been facing severe water shortage for a while now. Rainwater harvesting could be a solution to this. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 6 months ago
Women of Bagledi struggle to get a pot of drinking water from one of the four stand posts.(Pics: India Water Portal)
Where the mind is without fear
Phoolbasan Yadav’s journey towards empowering women in Chhattisgarh is an inspiring one. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 6 months ago
Phoolbasan Yadav (right) receives Padmshree from President Pratibha Patil in 2012.
Anicuts affect Mahanadi's flow
While the three anicuts on the Mahanadi are hampering its free flow, another one is being planned by the government. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 7 months ago
Anicut on the Mahanadi basin at Rajim-Nawapara (Source: India Water Portal)
How Kakaddara village won water cup
The video tells us the success story of Kakaddara village that won the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup-2017 by efficiently managing its water. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 9 months ago
A farm pond in Kakaddara.
Eliminate garbage naturally
A Mumbai-based scientist comes up with an effective solution to Kashmir’s mounting garbage problem. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 10 months ago
A screenshot from the film Untreated Waste--Invitation to Disaster (Source: Abdul Rashid Bhat)
Open water data for integrated water science
Datameet and Centre for Internet and Society have released a prototype web app that allows users to access daily rainfall data from Jan 1981 till Dec 2017 for a watershed of their interest. priyad posted 2 years 10 months ago
Image courtesy NASA