• 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 »
  • 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 soil or rock. All sources »

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. It in fact holds a »

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 »

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 termed aquifers. Borewells typically draw »

Rainwater Harvesting

  • 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 »

Lakes

About us

Our City, Bengaluru has been in the grip of a water crisis of many dimensions. While institutions of governance need to do a lot to solve these problems, at the heart of any solution will be the enlightened behaviour of us citizens and our communities.

This webspace seeks to inform, guide and provide any and all resources to all of us to make us water literate, solve our individual or community water problems and act responsibly by taking care of our common urban water resources. It seeks to help make us a part of the solution rather than being a part of the problem. More »