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Catch Where it Falls

Unlike in the past, recent droughts faced by India did not spare urban areas. In 2016, when the drought was at its peak, metropolitan cities like Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru declared water emergency and several towns resorted to water rationing (Nair, Maramkal and Ravishankar, 2017). For a country that has over 150 years of formal drought management experiences including enduring famines, resorting to water emergencies is a brutal statement on our water governance at a time when we should have...

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