Urbanization | VOL. 12, ISSUE 73, July-August 2012 |

Wastewater Management in Urban India

India is faced with two problems - lack of infrastructure and an increasing share of urban population. The urban population in India has grown from 285 million in 2001 to 377 million in 2011 – about 31 per cent - while the number of urban centres has increased from 5161 to 7935 during the same period (Census 2001, 2011). Even though the level of urbanisation is relatively low, in terms of absolute numbers India has the second largest urban population...

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