The scientific knowledge of watershed management has been compiled into a series of books in Marathi published by Paani Foundation. The methods of creating watershed structures have been presented in these books in a detailed yet easy-to-understand manner. Electronic versions of these books are available here at no cost. Should you wish to purchase the series in print, please write to us at

Make a Hydromarker Yourself

Calculating the Slope and Vertical Interval of a Plot of Land

Making a Contour Line

C.C.T. (Continuous Contour Trenches)

Deep C.C.T. (Continuous Contour Trenches)

L.B.S. (Loose Boulder Structure)


Small Earthen Dam

Soak Pit

Soil Testing