Success Stories and Case Studies

Waste away, Ambikapur shows way
A small city in Chattisgarh, Ambikapur implements a cost effective way to get rid of its waste and generates jobs in the process. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 10 months ago
A worker carries household waste to the SLRM centres at Ambikapur.
Solar power solves water supply issue
A water supply scheme based on solar power solves the lack of availability of water in a village. makarandpurohit posted 2 years 10 months ago
Makhala village in Amravati district
Innovative government-NGO partnerships for development
The partnership between the NGO SEWA and Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board is an important policy shift that signifies NGOs can be competent providers of public services. Swati Bansal posted 3 years ago
Trained and organised by SEWA, the women who repair hand pumps are called barefoot mechanics. (Photo by Amruta Mahakalkar)
The jewels of Pardi Kupi
Pearl farming could be a profitable occupation for farmers residing on the banks of rivers. Here's the story of a successful pearl farmer. makarandpurohit posted 3 years ago
Clams in Wainganga river (Source: India water portal)
Well water makes a difference
A village affected by fluorosis understands the importance of drinking fluoride-safe water with help from experts. arathi posted 3 years 1 month ago
Drinking well water made a huge difference to the health of fluorosis-affected villagers in Jamnia. (IWP Flickr photos-pic used for representation only)
When women came together for water
The video tells the story of the women of Podapathar village in Himgir panchayat in Odisha who, through their collective efforts, managed to improve the drinking water situation in their village. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 1 month ago
Women of Podapathar (Source: India Water Problem)
The fight for the doomed land
Here's a video that tells the story of the struggle of the people displaced by the Hirakud dam and their right over the land. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 1 month ago
Hirakud Dam (Source: India Water Portal)
A Data Journey in Odisha
How Balasore became recognised as a fluorosis-affected district in Odisha priyad posted 3 years 2 months ago
2015–16 Fluoride data of Remuna, Balasore, Odisha
How a poor labourer became a rich farmer
A video tells the story of a poor farmer who, through effective water conservation methods, became rich and a role model to other villagers. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 4 months ago
Vasantrao Parkale (Source: India Water Portal)
Clearing the fog on water conservation
Fog water collection from low hanging clouds can bring respite to residents in the water-stressed regions around the world. arathi posted 3 years 4 months ago
Fog harvesting structures.