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Water-Stressed Cities In India Turn To Innovation For A Safe, Stable Supply

Author: PBS NewsHour

Narrator: PBS NewsHour

Unabridged: 6 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 01/14/2020


Half the population of India lives in areas where water resources are highly stressed. In the coastal city of Chennai, rapid economic development and a population boom have jeopardized supplies of freshwater, prompting officials to rely on desalination of the ocean. But some local residents have found a simpler and more reliable source. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.