Halgara Water Body Rejuvenation

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STATE OF THINGS TODAY

Halgara – A village in Latur, Maharashtra. The Halgara farming village is experiencing its worst drought in history, where villagers travel 3-4 miles to get water with no water for farming.

OUR VISION

  • Broadening and deepening river base.
  • To bring stake-holders, government and farmers to bring sustainability.
  • Widening the canal (60 ft) and deepening (10 ft) of canal.

PLAN OF ACTION

  • As part of Phase 1, we restored 5km long canal by widening 60ft, deepening 10ft between 26th Jan to 5th June 2016.
  • Phase 2 to restore sub canals (refer cover photo, execution will start in Dec 2016) and building 10-15 water recharge shafts.
  • Collaborate with local government and stakeholders to ensure sustainability.

Accomplishments

  • Widened 5 km of canal in length, 60ft wide and 10 ft deep in 5 months of time.
  • Halgara 5km canal is 100% filled. Halgara received 130+mm rain between 13th – 14th September.

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