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 idea. Reforms are more important »

Managing Demand Part 1: How to reduce demand

Given the severe water shortage we face in cities, reducing water demand is no longer a choice, but a given. Whether you live in an individual house or an apartment, whether you get municipal water »

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 to greywater, i.e., water from »

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), is a way to meet »

Rainwater Harvesting 3: How to recharge groundwater

Recharge through recharge wells can serve two very important purposes: first to control and mitigate flooding and secondly to help ensure rainwater percolates into groundwater. Groundwater recharge can be achieved through multiple “artificial recharge structures” »