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Delhi is running out of water, and it is everybody’s problem

Updated : July 16, 2019 12:49 PM IST

According to a 2018 Niti Ayog report, Delhi is among 21 Indian cities that is poised to run out of groundwater by 2020.
Illegal constructions near reservoirs, overextraction of groundwater, pollution in water bodies and wastage of residential water supply are some of reasons Delhi is running dry.
Delhi has one of the highest percentages of households with piped water among all of India’s states and union territories.
Delhi is running out of water, and it is everybody’s problem
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