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 »

A wastewater treatment system in a residence

Ravi Iyer’s home is surrounded by a bright green garden and lawn even at the peak of summer. Plantains and other trees, flowering plants and creepers thrive here. Located along Sarjapur road, Iyer’s layout gets »

Drinking Water Standards

When we think about preventing water contamination, the first thing that comes to mind is boiling water to destroy microbes. Avoiding microbial contamination is the reason we avoid water from roadside eateries as well. But »

Rainfall

Our planet’s water circulates continuously from the atmosphere to land and oceans, and back again in a process known as the hydrological cycle. The hydrological cycle includes rainfall, percolation of water into the ground, and »

Water Demand

Understanding water demand Have you ever wondered how much water you use? Would you be able to estimate how much water do you actually need? In Indian cities, only a small percentage of the population »

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Urban Waters, Bengaluru