ForWater is a disruptive idea that propagates societal thinking for water. A collaborative platform that brings together people, ideas and actions to amplify the ability of the sector to achieve sustainable water security at scale. At its core, it envisions bringing together “samaaj, sarkaar and bazaar” and support development that is both “participatory” and “drives scale” by building agency at the local level for continuous calibration to changing realities.

Mission: Strengthen the ability of the ecosystem to enable water security for 100 million people by 2023

The Need: “How do we scale Diversity and Complexity?”

Water management is a dynamic and complex issue, which encompasses finding solutions that are diverse, context-specific and relevant. 

It requires a multitude of ecosystem actors to collaborate and converge in the thinking and the doing. Ensuring water security is a dynamic and continuous challenge and is best addressed by people closest to the water. ForWater aims to provide them with agency, capability and opportunity to enable them to manage their water better.

3rd Annual ForWater Workshop
The theme of the workshop is, 'Unlocking the power of participatory digital infrastructure for community-led water management at scale'.
Posted on 12 Sep, 2021 04:17 PM

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ForWater 3rd Annual Workshop
Arghyam is looking for Manager - Advocacy
The position is designed to support advocacy and communications with different stakeholders who operate at scale - across government agencies, civil society organisations and market actors.
Posted on 30 Aug, 2021 08:02 AM

Arghyam is a registered pub

Understanding Atal Bhujal Yojana through the program guidelines
The program envisages promoting panchayat led groundwater management and behavioural change with a primary focus on demand-side management. Posted on 10 Aug, 2020 03:59 PM

Groundwater fulfills the drinking water requirements of nearly 85% and 50% of the rural and urban Indian population, respectively. 65% of the total irrigated area utilizes groundwater. It also caters to the water needs of the industrial sector in India.

Community participation is expected to facilitate bottom-up groundwater planning process to improve the effectiveness of public financing and align implementation of various government programs on groundwater in the participating states (Image: Water Alternatives, Flickr Commons)
Content Library: Groundwater management
A comprehensive library of video content on Participatory GroundWater Management Posted on 10 Feb, 2020 10:11 AM

Participatory GroundWater Management (PGWM) - at its core believes in weaving together scientific and traditional groundwater management methods and making communities the champion of their water resources. 

Women drawing water from a beri (Image: IWP Flickr)