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Villagers Of Odisha's Angul Overcome Water Crisis With Inventive Water Conservation Methods

Jul 11, 2019 11:34 AM IST India India

Save Water Chorus Resonates Across Odisha's Angul As Villagers Take It Upon Themselves To Conserve Water. Angul district is situated in the central part of Orissa and the main source of livelihood for residents of five gram panchayats of Angul district is Farming and rainwater the only irrigation source. Lack of water led some of them to stop farming. In 2008, FES, an NGO, started a conservation campaign in the area. It was successful enough to conserve water, not just for irrigation, but for household use.