Water Board India: No Water Crisis, only 3.5 million people have serious shortage

Water shortage India

3.5 million people in Delhi have shortage of clean drinking water

In a slum in Vasant Kunj (India), a young woman, Fatima, keeps her entire week’s supply in five 50-litre plastic containers lined up next to her bed.

They take up a third of the 3.5-metre metal box where she, her husband and child live. There is only one way for her to get water: she must walk to the neighbourhood spigot with heavy cannes, before filling them up and lugging them home.

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