Why drain the rivers when you can catch the rain?

A look at how Bangalore can meet its growing water needs Bangalore is not new to water problems: the city’s water consumption is monstrously growing and its groundwater levels are rampantly depleting. Water pollution levels are a matter of grave concern, with Bellandur and Varthur lakes intermittently catching fire and spitting froth. The demand for […]

How a Village School in Karnataka is Tackling its Wastewater

A unique pilot project helmed by a team of scientists from India and Scotland Berambadi (Photo: Rohini Krishnamurthy) About 200 km southwest of Bengaluru is Berambadi, a village nestled between mountains, swathes of agricultural fields, the Hirikere lake, and the Bandipur National Park. This verdant countryside with tidy roads that borders Karnataka’s neighbours Kerala and […]