"NE India Water Talks" is an archival platform of water stories from Northeast India. It also acts as a workspace for the people working on water for the region.
North Lakhimpur's inefficient drainage system pollutes fresh water, harming the ecosystem and residents. The solution lies in a sustainable drainage system and sewage treatment plant, community-driven action. Citizen engagement, student education, and ecological engineering are key, alongside solid waste management.
Wetlands are a very important part of nature. In a general sense, the area where water has accumulated or is surrounded by for most of the year is called water bodies or wetlands. The water bodies located near rivers, lakes, canals, farms, or other vegetation, have been commonly identified as wetlands.
লাইপুলীয়াৰ পাৰে পাৰে ময়ো টিকেন্দ্ৰৰ ওচৰলৈ আগবাঢ়িলোঁ৷ সি মোৰ বাবে বাট চাই সাজু হৈয়ে আছিল৷ পূৰ্বে খোৱাপানী, কাপোৰ ধোৱা আদি কাৰ্যৰ বাবে নদীখনৰ ওপৰত নিৰ্ভৰশীল গাঁওবাসীৰ প্ৰত্যেকৰে ঘৰতে বৰ্তমান দমকল আছে৷ কাপোৰ-কানি ধোৱাৰ বাবে নদীৰ পৰা আঁতৰি অহাটো অৱশ্যে নদীখনৰ বাবে আশীৰ্বাদ স্বৰূপ৷ নদীত প্ৰদূষণৰ পৰিমাণ ক্ৰমশঃ
Kuruwa is a riparian village on the south-western flanks of Darrang, a substantive area and terrain in northern-bank of middle Assam. Its riparian location puts it on the peripheries of the district administrative jurisdiction, with the Brahmaputra River and its sediment-laden deposits i.e. the chapori being its immediate neighbours.
The Dumboor Lake has now been designated as a tourist and resort destination. Transformed into the Coconut Island or Narkel Kunja. The reason for the name ‘Coconut’ is that, prior to the construction of the dam, some tribal people had planted coconut trees on that specific piece of land.
This is the story of the indigenous Tiprasa communities living in the hilly uplands of Tripura, where water insecurity has been exacerbated by extractive corporations searching for natural resources or extracting hydrocarbons. water is the most valuable and significant to the hill tribes in Tripura.