Bengaluru May Have to Be Evacuated in a Decade If Water Crisis Persists

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Article courtesy of Bhatkallys | Jan 2, 2015 |Bhatkallys | Shared as educational material

“If the current rate of groundwater utilisation continues, there will be a major crisis by 2025 when people may have to be evacuated,” warned a study by former additional chief secretary of Karnataka V Balasubramanian of Bengaluru, India. Consumption outpaces replenishment of groundwater threefold. As a consequence, water tables are lowering due to population increases. Borewells are drying up. Read more here:

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