Groundwater crises threaten the poor in India
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WorldWaterDay2022

Groundwater crises threaten the poor in India

Almost a quarter of the world’s groundwater is used by India. The country’s remarkable rise in agricultural productivity, dubbed the Green Revolution, was based on the development of groundwater resources

But now, the country’s aquifers are dangerously depleted and polluted. New research indicates that the problem may be even worse than previously assumed.