How to Fix India’s Urban Water Crisis, From Bengaluru to Chennai and Beyond

Sachin Tiwale

The Indian Express | March 28, 2024

Bengaluru is experiencing its worst water crisis in decades. The weak monsoon last year has compounded an already difficult situation caused by unregulated urban growth and depleting groundwater resources. Chennai too has experienced shortages in recent years. Several other Indian cities are under similar stress, indicating that water supply is rarely factored in urban planning.