Water conservation refers to reducing usage of water
and recycling of waste water for different purposes
such as cleaning ,manufacturing and agricultural
Water conservation includes the policies, strategies
and activities to manage fresh water as a sustainable
resource to protect the water environment and to
meet current and future human demand.
• THERE ARE THREE GOALS OF WATER
• Energy conservation
• Habitat conservation
WATER CONSERVATION MOVEMENT IN
• Tarun Bharat Sangh (TBS) is a non-
governmental organization in Rajasthan. It is
directed by Rajendra Singh. The organization
works to provide clean water to people.
• Tarun Bharat Sangh was founded in 1975
in Jaipur by a group of students and professors
from the University of Rajasthan.
Water man of India
• The NGO based in village Kishori-Bhikampura in Thanagazi
tehsil, has helped villagers take charge of water management
through the use of JOHAD, rainwater storage tanks, check
dams and other time-tested as well as path-breaking
• Starting from a single village in 1985, over the years TBS
helped build over 8,600 johads and other water conservation
structures to collect rainwater for the dry seasons, has
brought water back to over 1,000 villages and revived five
rivers in Rajasthan,arvari, Ruparel, Sarsa, Bhagani and
• Against privatization of water resources and
interlinking of rivers.
• Rejuvenated several rivers around Alwar
• TBS also started the ‘JAL BIRADARI’ program in
april 2001 for creation of awareness among
the people regarding national water policy.
New technique of non-violent protest ,people
went to water for protesting.
In M.P villagers went into waist deep water in
Narmada river and they were feared that
rising water level of dam might submerge
In Chennai also the protesters waded into sea
near nuclear power plant at kundankulam to
demand that project to be shut down.
• Low flow showers
• Low flush toilets
• Rain water flushing
• Reuse of water
• Rain water harvesting
• Swimming pool covers
• Water less urinals
• Waterless car washes