Success Story Bajaj Foundation, Sikar
Rainwater running over the street of Mandoli village and accumulated water on the roadsides is a big problem for the commuters of this village. This accumulated rainwater many a times overflows to the house premises resulting into mosquito breeding in addition to foul smell.
Bajaj Foundation suggested for the construction of a common water recharge structure at the drainage point of the watershed catchment area admeasuring 4,55,000 sq. mt. Villagers came forward and constructed a recharging structure with a depth of 69 meters under the technical guidance of Bajaj Foundation. After construction, rainwater running over the streets has been diverted into the recharge structure and has recharged 2,04,750 cubic meters of water into the ground during the monsoon season.
Thus, the villagers found a permanent solution to recharge the entire water during rainfall, permanently got relief from stagnant water and mosquitoes.