Knocksense Shorts | Ahmedabad 'water deficient' despite ample rainfall in recent years
A joint study titled 'Building Informed and Scalable Water Security Solutions for Gujarat', conducted by several NGOs and headed by DSC (Development Support Centre), has termed Ahmedabad 'water deficient'. Published earlier in February 2023, it claims that a total of 16 out of 33 districts in Gujarat have found to be using up more water than the incoming supply.
What parameters did the study consider?
The said study considered surface water, groundwater and water quality along with a slew of other parameters to reach an estimate regarding the supply and demand of water in Gujarat's districts. Apart from Ahmedabad, 8 districts including Gandhinagar, Junagadh and Morbi among others, showed a discrepancy of more than 90% in water supply and demand, the study revealed.
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