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Study: An Above - Normal Monsoon Won't End India's Water Troubles



India has seen below-normal rainfall over the last two monsoons, which has resulted in the country's worst drought in over six decades. While forecasts predict that 2016's monsoon will be above normal, it's not enough to fix India's longterm water issues, according to Quartz.


As of this month, India's 91 reservoirs hold only 16 percent of their total water capacity - a figure that is alarmingly lower than it has been in the last decade according to the Central Water Commission. 266 districts across 11 states are drought hit and over 300 million Indians are affected.

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Photo Source: Quartz / Reuters, Adnan Abidi
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