27 Feb '15, 4am

3 Maps Explain India’s Growing Water Risks via @worldresources

3 Maps Explain India’s Growing Water Risks via @worldresources

India is one of the most water-challenged countries in the world, from its deepest aquifers to its largest rivers. Groundwater levels are falling as India’s farmers, city residents and industries drain wells and aquifers. What water is available is often severely polluted. And the future may only be worse, with the national supply predicted to fall 50 percent below demand by 2030 . Enter the India Water Tool 2. 0 . The new web platform is the most comprehensive, publicly available online tool evaluating India’s water risks. Created by a group of companies, research organizations, and industry associations—including WRI and coordinated by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)—the tool can help companies, government agencies, and other water users identify their most pressing challenges and carefully target water-risk management efforts. The tool ill...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/blog/2015/02/3-maps-explain-india%E2%8...

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