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How to get people on board

To implement any water reform in an apartment or layout – be it metering, rainwater harvesting or sewage treatment – the entire community has to be on board with the […]


Wastewater

We complain about the muck that our cities are mired in, often forgetting that it is us who generate it – untreated sewage from households is the biggest source of […]


How to treat wastewater at home

If you live in an independent house, wastewater treatment and reuse is a good way to meet a large part of your water needs. Wastewater, in this context, refers only […]


Aquifers

The word “groundwater” might conjure the image of a wide, subterranean sea or lake beneath our feet but this important water source is actually extracted from underground layers of water-bearing […]


Wastewater Treatment and Reuse

In most Indian cities wastewater is a common feature – we see it overflowing our drains and lying stagnant in puddles. Despite the problems it causes, wastewater has hidden potential. […]


Rainwater Harvesting 1: The basics

Imagine if we could get our water for free – no payment to municipal agencies or private tankers, or having to buy cans of drinking water. Rain Water Harvesting (RWH), […]


Borewells

The borewell is now perhaps the most common source of water in urban India. These are wells dug deep into the ground to tap into water-bearing soil or rock layers […]