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Shimla Water Crisis Symptomizes a Greater Malaise

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 12)

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Page : 1357-1360

Keywords : Precipitation; Riverbank Filtration; MLD; Deforestation;

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(Water, the most precious natural resource on earth, worries the world now. The rapidly growing population and the changing climate have adversely affected the water cycles world over. A 2014 survey of 500 major world cities revealed that every fourth city was under water stress. Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh this summer underwent a serious water crisis when people had to que up in lines for water at a supply which was as late as 8 to 10 days intervals. The current paper tries to explore the reasons behind the water crisis that alarms of a greater problem in the future. )

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