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Risks to Groundwater in India’s Solar Irrigation Pump Expansion

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Cheap solar power, widely available, could worsen India’s already depleted aquifers.

Groundwater Plummets in Delhi, City of 29 Million

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Experts warn that Delhi could reach “zero groundwater levels” by 2020.

Groundwater Scarcity, Pollution Set India on Perilous Course

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Drained and contaminated aquifers contribute to India’s “worst water crisis.”

Toxic Water, Toxic Crops: India’s Public Health Time Bomb

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Raw sewage and industrial wastewater contaminated with metals and chemicals irrigate much of the India's food.

Booming Infrastructure Poisons Bangalore’s Lakes, Depletes Groundwater

Bangalore’s largest lake is so contaminated that it routinely…

Delhi Waits For Water

How India responds to water challenges in the next months and years will have effects for generations.

India and Pakistan Water Tensions Escalate to The Hague

Hydropower projects spark discord in the Indus River Basin, but water management challenges go deeper.

India’s Severe Drought Causing Havoc

Water scarcity forces millions of people off of farms and into…

Infographic: Global Reservoir Storage Capacity

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The rate of storage expansion has slowed since the mid-20th century Hoover…

Water Storage a Critical Question for Climate Adaptation

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21st century conditions require big changes in approach ensuring…

Analysis: India Seen As Vital Player at Paris Climate Conference

Opportunity to shift from coal to cleaner energy is real and needed.