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May 8th, 2011
Guj Watershed Model Among Best in India

After their wells went dry and their crops failed due to shortage of water supply, the villagers of Khopala village in Saurashtra decided not to wait any longer, not even for help from the government. After surveying the area and identifying around 200 locations for constructing check dams, the villagers raised funds and started construction work in December 1998. By June 1999, the construction was complete and results became visible immediately after the monsoon that year. Around 40 wells in the village got recharged with water and became usable once again. Read More