Rainfall Data from automated and manual rain gauges collected by Keystone Foundation with help of community volunteers.The rain gauge IDs used in the visualization below correspond to the following locations. RG001 -Kotagiri RG002 -Coonoor RG003 -Aracode RG004 -Sigur RG008 -Konvakarai RG009 -Pillur To download the raw data used in the
In the increasingly uncertain times that we are going through, especially from the point of view of weather and climate, access to timely and local data pertaining to water resources and related factors is of immense value. Good data can also help in making good resource management decisions, although it is by no means the only requirement. This website is dedicated to sharing available knowledge in the public domain for anyone to access and contribute to better management of water resources in the Nilgiris. We hope that one day this will grow into an open data repository of crowdsourced data on the status of water resources in the region.
Aracode Aracode region is the Eastern most part of the Nilgiris which falls under the Kotagiri Taluk. There are Kurumba and Irula settlements in the dense forests where we carry out inventory and monitoring of wells with the help of community volunteers. Along with the quantity of water available in
Ambikapuram valley is an area of over 200 acres in Hubbathalai Panchayat, Coonoor Taluk in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. This valley is a typical example of many such across the district. There are springs in the upper reaches, streams and wetlands in the valley that are major sources