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Water-stressed in India: Perception trumps reality in Bengal’s Hooghly

Locals claim they have enough water; Down to Earth found farmers extracted …

Water-stressed in India: How bunds helped farmers in Mahoba put drought behind

Construction of bunds helped revive groundwater levels and recharged wells in drought-…

Water-stressed in India: Thoothukudi farmers suffer from salinity

Several residents in district's Sathankulam block have shifted to nearby cities 

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A God we must not fail

2020 is our make-or-break decade to ensure water security. We need to make water our single-…

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COVID-19 outbreak: More hand washing can increase India's water woes

Family of five would need 100 to 200 litres of water per day only to wash hands  

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Wastewater resource, not liability: Moving towards circular economy

If recovered fully from wastewater, there would be a reduction in global demand for …

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'Change perception about wastewater'

Blanca Jimnez-Cisneros,Director, Division of Water Sciences, and Secretary of International Hydrological Programme, UNESCO

"Cape Town's consciousness about water consumption has helped reduce demand"

Xanthea Limberg,She is mayoral committee member for informal settlements, water and waste services, and energy