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India Infrastructure Report 2011 Water: policy and performance for sustainable development Infrastructure Development Finance Company

Contributor(s): Infrastructure Development Finance Company.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2011Description: xxxix, 396 p. ill. col.; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780198078852 (pbk.).Subject(s): Infrastructure (Economics) -- India | Water supply -- Government policy -- India | Natural resources | Sustainable development | Water resources -- ManagementDDC classification: 333.9100954 IND Online resources: Table of contents Publisher description Summary: Three quarters of Indians live in water-stressed regions. The situation is worsening with growing demand and inefficient water usage while the availability of clean water is declining due to overexploitation of groundwater and pollution of water bodies. Climate change would exacerbate the problem. The widening water gap could have serious ramifications if the current trends in its use continues.
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Three quarters of Indians live in water-stressed regions. The situation is worsening with growing demand and inefficient water usage while the availability of clean water is declining due to overexploitation of groundwater and pollution of water bodies. Climate change would exacerbate the problem. The widening water gap could have serious ramifications if the current trends in its use continues.

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