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Independent since 73 years and still dependent on Monsoon

– by Neeti Raina The recent Chennai water crisis was an eye-opener that brought home the enormity of how real the eventuality of running out of water is – and how other cities in India might eventually face the same situation sooner or a tad bit later. The day when Chennai was left with almost no water, officials declared that all the four reservoirs – supplying water to the city—had dried up. The reason—monsoon rainfall since late 2017 and much of 2018 were way below normal. Chennai’s rainfall deficit in 2018 was recorded at 55%. A similar fate could befall other smart cities — New Delhi, Hyderabad. Groundwater could completely run out of the water if conservation and management are not adopted. Though it’s 2019 and it has been 73 years since independence, India, Asia’s third-...

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