Water Conflict Forum

Brief Profile: The Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India (Forum to be brief) is a network of individuals and organisations who are interested in engaging with water conflicts in India. The Forum has been in existence since 2004, and so far has completed three phases of its work. The first phase involved the understanding of water conflicts through documentation and the focus of the second phase was on resolving and preventing water conflicts. In its third phase in and its main focus is the backstopping of water conflicts. The Forum has taken up the Mahanadi basin to study key thematic issues like environmental flow, agriculture and industrial water use and conflicts around groundwater.

List of Publications:
Books and Reports
– Water Conflicts in India: A Million Revolts in the Making (Routledge)
– Life, Livelihoods, Ecosystems, Culture, Entitlements and Allocations of Water for Competing Uses
– Water Conflicts on India: Towards a New Legal and Institutional Framework
– Linking Lives-Reviving Flows: Towards Resolving Upstream Downstream Conflicts in Chalakudy River Basin.
– Water Conflicts in Odisha: A Compendium of Case Studies
– Floods, Fields and Factories: Towards Resolving Conflicts around Hirakud Dam
– Agony of Floods: Floods Induced water Conflicts in India
– Water Conflicts in Northeast India: A Compendium of Case Studies
– Conflicts around Domestic Water and Sanitation: Cases, Issues and Prospects
– Drinking Water and Sanitation in Kerala: A Situation Analysis
– Reform Initiatives in Domestic Water and Sanitation in India
– Right to Water in India: Privileging Water for Basic Needs
– Right to Sanitation in India: Nature, Scope and Voices from the Margins
– Mahanadi River Basin: A Situation Analysis
– Groundwater Resource and Governance in Kerala: Status, Issues and Prospects
– Hasdeo Basin: A Situation Analysis in the Context of Environmental Flows
– Competition and Conflict Around Groundwater Resources in India
Competition and Conflicts around Groundwater Resources in India (Paper)
– E-flows in Indian Rivers-Methodologies, Issues, Indicators and Conditions:
Learnings from Hasdeo Basin
– Water Allocations and Use in the Mahanadi River Basin: A Study of the Agricultural and Industrial Sectors

Individuals within the organisation: K.J.Joy, Manoj Misra, Shripad Dharmadhikary, Veena Srinivasan, Neha Bhadbhade

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