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India's Water Crisis: A Warning To The World

In India’s Punjab water is a precious commodity and the search for it is a matter of life and death. Rural populations rely on water deliveries from other regions and dig ponds to collect rainwater. The shortage is so severe some farmers are unable to grow food and consider suicide, while others take more wives since one can’t bring water from far away and do housework at the same time. 

India water crisis
Without water resources, villagers across Punjab state pay exorbitant prices and walk great distances to get water delivered from elsewhere.