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Introduction to the Concept of Demand side Groundwater Management. Date : 30 July 2007 Time : 16.00 to 17.00 hrs. Venue : Aalankrita Resort, Hyderabad Topic : Concept of demand side Management of Groundwater Faculty : Dr. K.A.S.Mani. Conventional Approaches to water management.

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introduction to the concept of demand side groundwater management

Introduction to the Concept of Demand side Groundwater Management

Date : 30 July 2007Time : 16.00 to 17.00 hrs.Venue : Aalankrita Resort, HyderabadTopic : Concept of demand side Management of GroundwaterFaculty :Dr. K.A.S.Mani

conventional approaches to water management
Conventional Approaches to water management
  • Controlling (denying) access
  • legislating
  • advising (dictating)
  • designing projects/schemes for recharge, watershed etc
  • Top down approach (Bureaucratic)
  • Make easy choices

Focus on Supply Side

alternative approach
Alternative Approach
  • Free access
  • Institution Building
  • Provide Knowledge and Skills
  • Manage water use -Improve efficiency, increase water productivity-without negative economic impacts
  • Bottom up approach (Stake holder driven)
  • Change the way we think about groundwater
  • Make Difficult choices

Focus on Demand Side


Pre-Requisites for Demand Side Management


  • Appropriate institutional structure –Operational level
  • Improved knowledge base of stake holders, planners
  • Access to Critical Information
  • Decentralized Planning
  • Stakeholders participation in decision making

Critical components Demand Side Management


  • Change perceptions on water use
  • Plan water use matching with availability
  • Build capacity- Non Formal Education techniques
  • Innovate methods in efficient water use
  • Water use be made cost effective
  • Reallocate Investments from big structures to communities
  • Create awareness at political level

Instruments for Change

  • Institution & Gender
  • Governance
  • Demystify science & Technology
  • Democratic Decision Making
  • Self Regulation (as opposed to Regulatory)
  • Linkages
institution gender
Institution & Gender
  • Community Institution at habitation level federated at Drainage level
  • Equal Representation of all stake holders
  • Effective participation, democratic decision making
  • Pressure group
  • Lobbying
  • Decentralized local level governance
  • Stakeholders exercise their control in managing the resources optimally
  • Different users (Direct/indirect) including marginalized and poor participate in management
  • Evolve local plans and rules for sharing and equity
demystify science technology
Demystify science & Technology
  • Enhance Capacity and skill of communities
  • Involve communities in technical data collection
  • Use community assets for monitoring - instead of dedicated monitoring wells
  • Offer systematic technical training without dilution of technology
  • Share data with community
  • Engage community to deliberate on data
democratic decision making
Democratic Decision Making
  • Create Awareness on resource availability
  • Appreciate Resource distribution in space and time
  • Identify different water needs and performance efficiencies
  • Identify appropriate water use system matching with resource
  • Form pressure group to implement sustainable practices
self regulation
Self Regulation
  • Take tough choices
  • Incorporate market sense.
  • Shift water use as required
  • Tread non-traditional path
  • Build Linkages at all levels
  • Lobby for common good
  • Mobilize funds
  • Influence elected bodies
  • Influence policy decision