WaterMaker India

The water crisis in Shimla is a warning for India.



India will have to get its act together on urban water. Otherwise, Shimla-like incidents will recur across the country.

In India, every ecological crisis - and we have plenty of them - has a familiar lifecycle. No one, be it administrators, politicians or the public, take note when things just begin to go wrong, but once it finally crosses a critical threshold level, all hell breaks loose. Take the case of Shimla. The capital and the largest city in Himachal Pradesh, a tourist haven, and the principal commercial, cultural and educational centre of the state has had no water for the past week.

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