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Water Stress in Indian Villages
Rekha Krishnan, Suruchi Bhadwal, Akram Javed, Shaleen Singhal and S. Sreekesh
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 38, No. 37 (Sep. 13-19, 2003), pp. 3879-3884
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4414017
Page Count: 6
You can always find the topics here!Topics: Water quality, Groundwater, Dehydration, Villages, Water shortages, Water tables, Potable water, Population density, Spring water, Bodies of water
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A survey of the magnitude of water-related stress in Indian villages and its effect on rural life, conducted in four districts across the country highlights numerous problems of availability, accessibility and quality of water. The complementarities in water and other areas such as hygiene, education and agriculture have to be tapped and collaborative efforts made to mitigate water stress.
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