Success Stories and Case Studies

Shimla school goes from students bathing every other day to swimming daily!
Bishop Cotton School in Shimla tides over water scarcity by harvesting rainwater, setting an example for other residential schools located in hilly regions. Manu Moudgil posted 5 years 2 months ago
Four storage tanks are linked to 1350 sqm of rooftop area at Bishop Cotton School in Shimla.
Can India become groundwater secure?
Understanding scientific principles and spreading this knowledge among communities to design their water solutions could be an answer to tackling both groundwater crises and flood situations. sabitakaushal posted 5 years 3 months ago
Depleting groundwater levels in the country (Source:Wikipedia)
Catching rain in the land of "too much water"
Rainwater harvesting in a school in Jorhat, Assam helps address water quality issues, improves attendance and serves as an example for others in the area to fight arsenic and fluoride contamination. Usha Dewani posted 5 years 3 months ago
Children drinking rainwater collected in tanks at Melamati Government Junior Basic School, Jorhat (Assam).
Why did Urmila have to suffer?
Although fluoride contamination was identified in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh a decade ago. children of some villages still continue to fall victim to skeletal and dental fluorosis causing bone deformities. chicu posted 5 years 4 months ago
Children dance during the inaugration of the safe water supply system in Kalapani, Madhya Pradesh
The sacred springs of Sikkim
Devithans are shrouded in rituals and myths but serve as an important institution to preserve springs. While religious sentiments sometimes get in the way, development around them continues. Usha Dewani posted 5 years 4 months ago
Devithan at Kolbung village, Namthang
Sikkim conserves its Tsomgo lake
Residents who live near the lake, representatives from the Taxi Drivers’ & Shopkeepers' Association, Tourism Department, and the Police Department have worked together towards a common goal. Usha Dewani posted 5 years 4 months ago
Tourists at Tsomgo Lake, Sikkim
How Bandu Singh recovered hope
Endemic fluorosis exists in 31 villages of Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh. This is the story of how one village is reclaiming its health and dignity. chicu posted 5 years 4 months ago
Bandu Singh and his family at their home in Kaalapani, Madhya Pradesh
Groundwater as Commons demonstrated in Mahbubnagar, Telangana
Farmers agreed to pool their groundwater to create a water sharing network. Result? Crops were saved, irrigated area was doubled, and grain production increased by 240%! Amita Bhaduri posted 5 years 4 months ago
Collectivising groundwater for protecting rainfed crop; Source: WASSAN
Barefoot hydrogeologists: The next generation
The time taken for villages in Nainital district, Uttarakhand to resolve their spring-related disputes has shrunk from two year to six months. Here's why. chicu posted 5 years 5 months ago
Kunti and Priya discuss their plans with Budani
Farmers field school in Jharkhand shows the way in integrated farming
The School has taught farmers how to use waste from their farms as inputs in their farming system. Other organic practices have improved the soil profile and water holding capacity of the fields. Amita Bhaduri posted 5 years 5 months ago
A farmers field school at Angara