Archive for August, 2020

The Parched Tiger: Mumbai’s Water Levels

Via The Hindustan Times, a report on Mumbai’s water crisis: The seven lakes that supply water to Mumbai have shown slight increase in water stock as water level reached 37.36% on Wednesday morning, up from 34.95% useful water content on Tuesday morning. The water level in the lakes was 89.96% this time last year. The […]

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Iran: Impact of Decades of Unsustainable Water Use

Via The Conversation, a look at the impact that decades of unsustainable water use has had in Iran: Salt storms are an emerging threat for millions of people in north-western Iran, thanks to the catastrophe of Lake Urmia. Once one of the world’s largest salt lakes, and still the country’s largest lake, Urmia is now barely […]

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