Groundwater Plummets in Delhi, City of 29 Million

Experts warn that Delhi could reach “zero groundwater levels” by 2020.
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Delhi Dispatch: No Running Water But a Delhi Slum Hut Community Teems With Life

Squatter village defies the label of temporary.

The Stream, November 26: Final Murray-Darling Basin Water Plan Signed into Law

Last week, the Australian government approved a plan to increase…

The Stream, February 16: Uruguay to Begin Onshore Oil and Gas Exploration

Uruguay has signed a contract with U.S. company Schuepbach Energy…
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Photo Slideshow and Q&A: Om Prakash Singh Documents the Perception and Harsh Realities of Water and Sanitation in Delhi, India

Delhi reportedly has a high percentage of coverage for sanitation and water supply. But one photographer has 74,000 images spanning the last 10 years that challenge the perception of progress

India Cities Focus on Rainwater Harvesting to Provide Clean Drinking Water

Many Indian cities lack sufficient water supplies. Urban growth is making it difficult and expensive to build the dams, pipelines and canals used in the modern era to supply cities with water. In comparison, rainwater harvesting systems are a low-cost, low-impact way for cities to increase supplies.