Water

Water-stressed in India: Reports from the districts

Down To Earth hot the ground at water-stressed districts that were adjudged the best and worst in water conservation works under Jal Shakti Abhiyan by the Union government. Our reporters returned with some new experiments, learning points and the sense that a lot was left to be done.   

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Monday 27 April 2020
In rural areas, hand pumps, which accounted for 42.9 per cent usage, was the most relied principal source of drinking water. Photo: Salahuddin
In rural areas, hand pumps, which accounted for 42.9 per cent usage, was the most relied principal source of drinking water. Photo: Salahuddin In rural areas, hand pumps, which accounted for 42.9 per cent usage, was the most relied principal source of drinking water. Photo: Salahuddin

Water-stressed in India: Lessons from Telangana’s Sangareddy district



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