Mar 27 , 2024

6 Indian cities that could have water shortage in the future

By True Scoop

Mumbai: Due to increasing water demand, irregular rainfall & diminishing water sources, this city is facing a crisis.

Jaipur: increasing population & industrialisation have intensified water demand, surpassing available supply.

Bathinda: water scarcity here is driven by agricultural overexploitation & drying groundwater reserves.

Lucknow: Its groundwater consumption is equivalent to one-third of the Bhakra Nangal dam’s capacity annually.

Chennai: Despite annual rainfall of about 1,400mm, it is one of the major cities to exhaust its water supply.

Delhi: Delhi suffers from water scarcity every summer due to contamination of the Yamuna & groundwater depletion.

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