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'Water Harvesting' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Karnataka government to make rain water harvesting mandatory in Bangalore

    The Karnataka government may make rain water harvesting mandatory in the city, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has indicated.

  • Dubai-based Indian doctor in bid to solve water problem in Kerala

    A Dubai-based NRI doctor-cum- entrepreneur has initiated a campaign in Kerala to promote water preservation using a cheap rain harvesting device.

  • Why rain water harvesting may be the only solution to Mumbai's water woes

    In Mumbai's iconic Shivaji Park, considered the nesting ground for icons like Sachin Tendulkar, cricket pitches are watered with clean treated drinking water every single day.

  • Water for the Gods now being conserved in temples

    Water for the Gods now being conserved in temples

    An astrologer and social activist has turned the religious practice of offering water and milk in temples into a unique way of water conservation. Pandit Purushotam Gaur, known as Guruji, has developed water harvesting infrastructure in more than 300...

  • Here's how a village in Maharashtra made itself drought-proof

    Here's how a village in Maharashtra made itself drought-proof

    Lush green vineyards, tons of luscious grapes, acres of maize and jowar, and most importantly, millions of litres of water- images that are in stark contrast to the despair visible across Marathawada's eight districts. This isn't Maharashtra's greene...

  • The disappearing water of Delhi. More serious than you think

    The disappearing water of Delhi.  More serious than you think

    In a country where a woman's 'suhaag', her husband, is seen as central to her existence, imagine a song where a woman, driven to desperation, says it's easier to lose him than her precious pitcher of water. This was a song we filmed in Banda, Bundelk...

  • Blog: Raindrops and 'hoses'!

    As a little boy, I remember carrying plastic pots of water from tankers in Madras, as the city was called in the eighties. The tag line was: 'Think Madras, think water scarcity'. For this very reason, few families ever had relatives visiting them dur...

  • Harvesting the rain drop in Brazil

    Harvesting the rain drop in Brazil

    Can 1 mm of rain on the roof help wash away the water problems of a community? If the Rio example is anything to go by, it certainly looks like a promising proposition.

  • Bill making rainwater harvesting mandatory tabled in Karnataka

    The Karnataka Municipalities and Certain Other Law (Amendment) Bill, 2011, was today tabled in the Legislative Assembly making mandatory to build rainwater harvesting structure by households subject to certain conditions in municipal corporation area...

  • Mumbai's eco-housing scam?

    It was a radical idea for a water-starved city like Mumbai, a city whose construction boom never seems to end.

  • Water starved Bangalore to harvest rain

    While Bangalore battles water shortage, there are positive stories too. In this ongoing special series on Bangalore's great water challenge, NDTV reports on how the administration is trying to enthuse residents and empower the city's huge water work...

  • Tamil Nadu's water revolution

    Tamil Nadu's water revolution

    When it comes to rain water harvesting, Tamil Nadu leads by example. The ground water table in the state has shown a phenomenal rise.

  • Mumbai's homegrown solution to water crisis

    A 30 per cent water cut? But this is hardly a problem for residents of the Sealine Housing Society in suburban Khar in Mumbai.

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