Success Stories and Case Studies

Every drop that matters!
A short film provides insight into the water sector situation in the Marathwada region in Maharashtra. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 5 months ago
Jivrekha river, Akoladev (Source:Dilasa)
Saving Sangam from mining
With enough legal evidence of the violation in hand and clearly articulated demands supported by law, a group of people saves the Triveni Sangam from sand mining. arathi posted 3 years 5 months ago
The path built for illegal sand mining at the Triveni Sangam.
Better yield with customised rice cultivation
A new way of planting paddy with wider spacing gives better yield in a village. arathi posted 3 years 5 months ago
Farmer Hrushikesh Mandal with his yield.
A village becomes water rich
How restoration of traditional ponds, rainwater harvesting and wastewater treatment saved a village from water scarcity. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
A johad after restoration.
Flourishing informal water market
Informal water tankers are both a curse and a necessity. Should they be banned or integrated into the formal water supply system? arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
Rice that withstands drought
Scientists develop a new variety of rice that needs very little water and can withstand drought. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
New test to detect aquaculture virus
A group of Indian researchers has developed a rapid test to detect a virus that affects shrimp. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
A shrimp farm. (Source: India Water Portal)
Disappearing lakes and politics of corruption
Communities have as much part to play in protecting natural resources as the people in power. This case of a disappearing lake proves it. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
Looting water for fun
Hyderabad sources water for most of its amusements and recreation from villages nearby, depleting groundwater and creating water shortage for the villagers. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
Fishing village goes plastic free
Muhamma cloth bags replaces plastic bags, sets an example for sustainable tourism. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
Plastic collected from the Vembanad lake.