In ancient days, king and his capital, followers, defense was not required, but looking at the basic needs, people started residing along the any water source. Convenient places for business proved to be the townships. But there was problem of water for people on various forts as people had started residing on forts to source themselves from the enemy. Author R .S. Morwanchikar puts forth the problem of water how it was solved or faced with proper study in this book.
Here some questions pop up like, how water could have made available in a high fort like devgiri, and which was necessary to have been known about made available in an informative way.
Author also introduce devgiri fort, its history and the present state of the fort. Proper study of water management of the Devgiri in medieval period is nicely stated. The book is written by author R. S. Morwanchikar originally in English, this book is translated in Marathi by Pradeep Bhalge.