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Architecture Built 1,000 Years Ago to Catch Rain is Being Revived to Save India’s Parched Villages

Published Nov 11 2021 at 6:50 PM GMT
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  • They brought access to fresh water for millennia, and existed as long-honored pieces of cultural heritage, and then they were abandoned.
  • Now a new chapter is opening on the stepwells of India.
  • Modern sewage and irrigation systems made them obsolete, but under the weight of extreme drought, the stepwells of India big and small are.




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  • Published Nov 11, 2021 6:50 PM GMT