Bhavnagar is a city of the Saurashtra region of the Gujarat state of India to the west of the Gulf of Khambhat with the population of around 6,00,000. The world's largest ship-breaking yard, Alang is located 50 km away.
Bhavnagar has the wet monsoon season during which the city receives around 550 millimeters (22 in) of rain on average. Bhavnagar is facing water quality problem as well as drinking water shortage. Ground water in Bhavnagar region requires precautionary measures as it is located near seashore.
Rotary Club of Bhavnagar has started Amruttam - Water Harvesting & Recharging Project since last 6 years to overcome the issues related to pure drinking water as well as ground water level in the entire Bhavnagar City.