When the temperature dips below the freezing point in early November, the water pipes are drained out to prevent damage. It is when the bathroom fittings become useless and the people of Spiti add another important daily chore to their lives. Collecting water.

In these pictures, see how people of Kaza collect drinking water for daily use.

A kid slips down the drinking water source while the others wait for their turn in Kaza village of Spiti

A kid slips down the drinking water source while the others wait for their turn in Kaza village of Spiti

A dog looks at the children waiting with their water cans in Kaza village of Spiti

A dog looks at the children waiting with their water cans in Kaza village of Spiti

Kids waiting in line to collect water from the public water source in Kaza village of Spiti

Kids waiting in line to collect water from the public water source in Kaza village of Spiti

Children fighting for their turn to fill water in their plastic cans in Kaza village of Spiti

Children fighting for their turn to fill water in their plastic cans in Kaza village of Spiti

Spiti children waiting for their turn to fetch water from the handpump in Kaza village.

Spiti children waiting for their turn to fetch water from the handpump in Kaza village.

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