Success Stories and Case Studies

No more thirst
A women led initiative ensures access to water in Punawli Kalan village of Jhansi priyad posted 3 years 8 months ago
Water tank in Punawli Kalan village, Jhansi
Water worried no more
The residents of Yavatmal come together to solve their drinking water problem. With crowdfunding to aid their effort, the result is inspiring. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 8 months ago
Nilona dam, Yavatmal
Closing the loop
A village near Bengaluru sets an example of reusing wastewater by innovatively using the reject water from a community RO plant to eliminate fluoride contamination. priyad posted 3 years 10 months ago
The RO plant in Sonnahallipura village.
Doing good, well
The inspiring story of Gazala Paul, founder of Samerth, a non profit organisation that works towards accelerating a humane, sustainable and equitable society. priyad posted 4 years 1 month ago
Gazala Paul, founder of Samerth with a Baiga tribal woman - at Machamoha village, Mungeli district
Get wealthy with water
This year’s winner of Thiess International Riverprize, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper talks to India Water Portal on how their river restoration efforts became a success with public participation. Swati Bansal posted 4 years 1 month ago
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper receive the Thiess International Riverprize at the 19th International River Symposium. (Image Source: International RiverFoundation)
Call for Nominations: FICCI Water Awards 2016
FICCI Water Awards recognize excellence in water conservation and sustainable water management practices. Water Awards 2016 posted 4 years 2 months ago
Water Awards_Call for nomination
Greywater recycling for toilet use
A study on greywater recycling solution for toilets done at a hostel for tribal students in Maharashtra shows significant improvement in sanitation and cleanliness. JalSevak posted 4 years 2 months ago
Triple benefits of JalSevak.
Forgotten water bearers of Guwahati
Most of the ponds in Guwahati are in a sorry state now. They need to be preserved, not just as heritage sites, but also as drinking water providers and collectors of surface runoff. Usha Dewani posted 4 years 2 months ago
Jorpukhuri near Ugratara temple.
Saving the catchment area
The Somb-Thapana catchment is a stark contrast to the polluted Yamuna. Knowledge from the Thames and the local communities revived the water. Swati Bansal posted 4 years 2 months ago
Thapana stream in Mandoli village shows dense vegetation in riparian zone and fish flocking the stream.
Water brings two villages alive
Easy access to water is one way to transform a village and help it prosper. Two Uttarakhand villages show us how. priyad posted 4 years 2 months ago
Dangsari village in Uttarakhand.