Terms & Conditions

Punyache Paani is the first virtual exhibition of the Living Waters Museum and the partners and collaborators in Pune, both individuals and institutions from the public and private sector, civil society, the arts and academia.

Launched in 2017, Living Waters Museum (LWM) is a virtual museum currently based at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India. It is a founder member of the Global Network of Water Museums (WAMU-NET), endorsed by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Hydrological Program. WAMU-NET adheres to all international best practices followed by digital, virtual or physical museums.


All content for Punyache Paani has been developed in collaboration with other organisations and individuals including graduate students, interns, artists, writers, commercial studios, NGOs, researchers and academic institutions for non-commercial purposes. All videos, images, illustrations, icons, photographs and written material are co-owned by the individual or organisation that created them and the Living Waters Museum.

We invite you to use the material on this exhibition for educational or personal purposes only, with due credit and acknowledgement. If you would like access to any specific content, please write to us at livingwatersmuseum@gmail.com for permission, which will only be granted for non-commercial purposes.

In case of commercial products, all payments are to be carried out via third party sites in direct conjunction with the makers of the product, and not the Living Waters Museum.

Privacy Policy

Punyache Paani @ Living Waters Museum does not automatically gather any personal information from you. Cookies are only used to track visitors to the site and to determine the proportion of repeat visitors. They do not allow us to identify individuals or disclose any of your personal information.


To save the user’s internet bandwidth and data transfer, Punyache Paani servers will cache files like text, images, videos, 3d models, 3d images, scripts on the server side banded with the browser used by the client.

Data presented by the Punyache Paani portal may get saved in cache memory of the user’s devices (e.g., laptops, smartphones, or tablets) for offline use or in case of network unavailability.

Linking to Other Websites

We do not assume liability for any content of third party websites that we have provided links to on our exhibition.

The links provided on our exhibition are for referencing and informational purposes only. This does not constitute endorsement of any other website or external content.

This website may be linked to a third party website, on the condition that no page of this website is replicated. In case of breach of any of these conditions, the website organisers shall not be held responsible.


The responsibility to obtain consent from a subject lies with the contributor prior to photography/audiography. The contributor may only submit work that has the express consent of the subject of photography or research. The contributor must confirm that all photography of minors under the age of 14 years is done with express consent of their guardian.


While the content of the exhibition is up to date and correct to the best of our knowledge, we do not guarantee the same. We therefore do not accept any liability should there be any damages as a result of information collected through our exhibition.


The views and content on the website are personal to the author and do not represent the views of the Living Waters Museum. The organisers are not responsible for any intended or unintended maligning of any religion, ethnic group, institution or individual by any author published on this website.