Water-deprived Palghar village sets up purification plant with help from NGO

For nearly three years now, drinking in Saphale village has meant dumping chlorine tablets into it first. Lack of maintenance and unpaid power bills had ensured the village’s only filtration plant, run by the state irrigation department’s Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran, shut down in 2011. As a water crisis loomed large, help came to the village, […]