The local communities have a special relationship with water sources such as springs and wetlands. The Badaga settlements, known as hattys, mainly on hill tops,
The Nilgiris district can be divided into four basins. Moyar Basin and its 24 rivers - draining mainly into the Bhavani reservoir as water supply
pH is an important parameter in assessing drinking water quality. The value of pH is a number between 0 and 14, with 7 being neutral.