International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Political Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018

Shimla Water Crisis Symptomizes a Greater Malaise

Harish K Thakur

Abstract: (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. )

Keywords: Precipitation, Riverbank Filtration, MLD, Deforestation

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018,

Pages: 1357 - 1360

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