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    Case study of water mis-management in urban regions

    How Chennai lost its water, a story that should worry you

    Chennai has lost huge areas earlier covered by water bodies to development projects and illegal encroachments over decades.

    • Chennai used to be water surplus cities till a couple of decades ago where as now there has been a rainfall decificit of 41% reported till June of 2019.
    • Chennais population now is dependent on water tankers and its residents are doing their part in reconstructing the water structures at their homes, complexes and pavements.


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