For every drop of water you waste, you must know that somewhere on earth someone is desperately looking for a drop of water!
Mehmet Murat ildan
Water is a common heritage, the value of which must be recognized by all. Everyone has the duty to use water carefully and economically.
Some methods to reduce water usage:
1. System of Rice Intensification (SRI) has been adopted by several farmers especially in Bihar and Andhra Pradesh.
2. Zero-tillage, raised-bed by planting, precision farming and drip or sprinkler irrigation
3. Participatory Governance community ponds and recharge wells
4. Lessons can also be drawn from the work of Sankalpa Rural Development Society (SRDS) which has been training farmers of Karnataka on revival of defunct borewells.