Urban water case studies present a set of documented real-life stories of water management practices that have been undertaken by schools, communities and individuals.

Smart water meters in Astro Rosewood Regency

Astro Rosewood Regency, located on Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru, is an apartment complex of 188 flats, of which 175 are occupied. They use borewells and tanker water. However, 5 of the 6 borewells have gone dry. Even the yield of the last functioning borewell is decreasing. So, until 2020, they had to keep using more tanker water and their water bill was increasing. »

Water management at Ferns Residency layout

Introduction Ferns Residency is a residential layout in Kothanur in north-east Bangalore. It is 21 years old and is spread over 30 acres. It currently has 130 villas with 500 residents. This case study describes »

Recharge wells help recharge borewell on a farm

Mr Sanjeev Patil’s Sanyam Permaculture Farm is set on two plots of farmland adjacent to each other in Halligeri Village, Dharwad. Both plots are principally mango orchards. The smaller plot is of 1 acre with »

Seepage Management at Safina Towers

Safina Towers is a 13-year-old multi-storied office building with two towers on Ali Asker Road, Bangalore. Set in a 2.5-acre plot, with two parking basements, upper and lower, Safina Towers had been facing a seepage »

A lake is rejuvenated for people and nature

In Bangalore, lakes often lay trapped under layers of water hyacinth, a sure sign of how polluted they are. But in Jakkur lake, weeds and algae signify cleanliness; these have been ‘constructed’ here, to purify »

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