Water conservation

National

Maharashtra drought: Does development have to devastate?

Nagpur: A severe drought gripping many parts of Maharashtra did not deter spiritual leader Asaram Bapu from celebrating a pre-Holi function and wasting many litres of water here Sunday, said a social group. Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (ANS) condemned Asaram Bapu’s alleged Goli play and staged a protest. “A person […]

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Environment

Check Dams: A practical alternative to our large dam fetish

Check Dams are boulder dams or rock check dams. The purpose of check dams is to retain water up stream, so that the water percolates into the ground and recharges the ground water table. As concerns arise around large dams and environment, check dams are proving their worth over and over. Check Dams built on […]

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Save Water

I often talk about stuff like saving water, plastic, etc with kids I know. No lectures, just…. talking about it. Effects, ideas that are easy and make a difference, etc. We get water twice a day and have a water tank that fills so that we can switch to it when there is no water […]

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