Water-stressed India: Channel treated wastewater from cities to irrigation and industry

22 Mar 2023
Dr Nimisha Singh and Mr Khalil Ullah Khan

India is ranked the 13th most water-stressed country globally. Regarding wastewater generation, India tops the chart amongst South Asian countries. Treating wastewater and utilising it in agriculture and industry can protect freshwater and groundwater resources from overexploitation and pollution. Such a critical initiative needs better handholding of urban local bodies, says Dr Nimisha Singh, Research Associate and Mr Khalil Ullah Khan, Associate Fellow, TERI.

Waste water treatment
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