Permalink: https://photo.greenpeace.org/archive/Villagers-Collect-Water-in-Beed-District-27MZIFJ6DXKIP.htmlConceptually similarVillagers Collect Water in Beed DistrictGP0STPOTKCompleted★★★★Villagers Collecting Water in MaharashtraGP0STPOU2Completed★★★★Villagers Collecting Water in MaharashtraGP0STPOTXCompleted★★★★★★Villagers Collecting Water in MaharashtraGP0STPOTWCompleted★★★★Villagers Collecting Water in MaharashtraGP0STPOU7Completed★★★★Barrels for Water in MaharashtraGP0STPOTTCompleted★★★★★★Dried Drains of Mahasangvi Talab in MaharashtraGP04MT9Completed★★★★Dried Drains of Bindusara Dam in MaharashtraGP04MTACompleted★★★★Barrels for Water in MaharashtraGP0STPS9XCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STPOTHVillagers Collect Water in Beed DistrictWater collection at Kanharbadi village of Beed district in Maharashtra. As the drinking water bore wells and hand pumps provided by the Gram panchayat are not in function properly, residents of the village usually line up to ensure they have sufficient water for their household needs.Locations:IndiaDate:7 Mar, 2016Credit:© Subrata Biswas / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4500px X 3000pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Climate change impacts-Day-Drought-Farmers-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Pumps-Villages-WaterShoot:Drought in Maharashtra, IndiaThe State Government of Maharashtra has already declared 15747 villages of 12183 Gram Panchayats in 21 districts as drought affected, under relevant State regulations in October 2015.Solapur is an arid district with normal rainfall averaging about 500 mm, which is quite low. The sugar cane cultivation in Solapur district and the sugar processing factories consume a huge volume of the stored water from Ujjani Dam. The drinking water needs of Solapur town is also met by the dam. The 2015 monsoon provided a paltry 200 mm of rainfall, making it one of the worse affected districts in the drought of 2015-16.