In India, “water” there are many issues like water pollution, wastewater, drought, and others. The wrath of prolonged droughts, the dipping water table, water-borne diseases, and wastewater are some of the major issues we hear about when we talk about the scarcities in the country.
As in most people living in the country is from Rural Area and suffering to by bad weather conditions & cover long distances to get access safe drinkable water. And the urban area of India also faced issued to get safe drinking & usable water due to stock of limited water supply and bad drinkable water quality.
According to different research, the report says that 21% of rare health diseases in India, due to poor water quality and 75% of the country’s river and lakes are very much polluted which cannot be used for drinking, bathing, or any other human use.
On another hand, when the whole nation is suffering from water shortage and water pollution, there are many individual Water Warriors and NGOs who are working in their own way to do their best to avoid water wasting and pollutions.
They help society by constructing the wells, awareness programs to conserve water, spreading awareness about wastewater treatment, the importance of water conservation, building dams, and helps needy peoples with the proper availability of drinkable water to them.
And you can also be one of them by just installing water atm for health water to all and needing people at a very low price & investment. Let’s meet some water warriors of India who can inspire you.
List of Water Warriors and NGO of India
1 -Ayyappa Masagi
A resident of Karnataka, he is one of the biggest motivator of India, for rainwater harvesting and water conservation. By purchasing 6 Acres of land in the dray region of a village Gadag, where he started planting rubber and coffee tree for proving these crops can grow and survive with the rainwater they get. However, he is not succeeded, fail several times and after years of research, he found that the method of non-irrigational and recharging borewell could help him.
After implementing these methods he gets the best result and reaped a good harvest for two years and then he starts spreading these techniques in his local area. At present Ayyappa has completed and developed 1000 projects in India’s 11 states with the successful creation of over 600 lakes.
2- Amla Ruja
She is a Mumbai based social activists, she worked in Rajasthan to help more than 100 villages by tradition harvesting and check dams constructions. She founded Aakar Charitable Trust for the solution of drought regions of Rajasthan. The trust helped in constructing more than 200 check dams in 100+ villages of Rajasthan.
3- Rajendra Singh
He is popularly known as ‘The Water Man of India’, who is recognized and appreciated for his waster restoration efforts in rural India. In the year 1959, he reached Rajasthan to set up a health center, but soon he realized the people of their need water more than health care. After that, he started building mud dams (known as Johads – a traditional technique that collects rainwater in it) with the help of villagers. After 20 years of his effort, he succeeded in constructing nearly 8600 mud dams that collect water and beneficial for over 1000+ villages across Rajasthan.
4 – Shirish Apte
He is an executive engineer with the Minor Irrigation Division of Bhandara district in Maharashtra, In 2008 and restored the first of such tanks of Malguzaars days and it led to recharged groundwater & increased farming productivity and fish production in the area. And this will prompt the district administration to restore about 21 Malguzaris tank in Bhandara.
5- Abid Surti
Abid Surti runs a one-man NGO name Drop Dead Foundation, which focused work on wastewater and plumbing problems such as leaks and all in Mumbai. All the work by him is free. After 2007, the first year of the NGO’s existence he visited over 1666 houses on Mira road and fix 414 leaking taps for free. His work now inspired other people in the country for wastewater treatment toward saving more & more water.
We Netsol Water Solutions, manufacturer of Effluent Treatment Plant, Commercial RO Plant, and Sewage Treatment Plant salute all of them & their effort for solving the water problem in India for the needy peoples. For more such inspiring stories visits us and please share as much as you can. Thanks