India Water Portal

India Water Portal is India’s largest resource and platform focused on water issues. IWP is an initiative supported by Arghyam, a public charitable foundation setup with an endowment from Rohini Nilekani, working in the water and sanitation sector in India since 2005.
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Wells and water levels created a groundswell of co...

Farm ponds, rediscovered by a few farmers in Patiala, could be the answer to the state's growing groundwater crisis.
on Nov 19, 2015

Drops and dropouts: How rainwater harvesting is he...

The film “Rainwater Harvesting: From books to fields”, showcases how rooftop rainwater harvesting can also bring about social and economic change.
on Nov 4, 2015

Bangalore needs to break class barriers if its lak...

The government has started reclaiming encroached lake beds in the IT city but unless citizens interact across class divides, these urban water bodies ...
on Oct 27, 2015

How integrated farming has helped create food secu...

A system of farming that integrates the natural behavior of animals and insects in a zero wastage system has helped people in Sunderbans rebuild their...
on Oct 19, 2015

Interview with the ‘Young Environmental Jour...

"There can't be more important work than water": Manu Moudgil speaks on how and why water influences his outlook as well as his writings.
on Oct 8, 2015

Villagers unite to revive a pond in Rajasthan

The pond represents livelihood in Bapugaon and its revival is more than just the rehabilitation of a water body, it's the revival of a community.
on Sep 28, 2015

How politics of water use has led to farmer suicid...

Taking a look at what has turned Marathwada into the 'suicide capital for farmers'.
on Sep 18, 2015

Rainwater harvest by Northwest: How this school in...

Bishop Cotton School in Shimla tides over water scarcity by harvesting rainwater, setting an example for other residential schools located in hilly re...
on Sep 10, 2015

Draining the life out of one of Mumbai’s old...

Once a sweet river, Mithi now is 93% domestic sewage and 7% industrial waste.
on Aug 30, 2015

Shivaji and Sardar Vallabhai Patel: Bigger than th...

What do these two iconic figures have in common? Oddly enough, these national heroes have converged at an unlikely meeting point. Statues.
on Aug 7, 2015
 

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