How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis
This blog post originally appeared in WRI Insights.
Chennai, India faced a devastating flood in 2015 that killed hundreds of people and displaced many more. Today, the southern Indian city’s four main reservoirs are virtually dry.
This crisis is not only due to lack of water. Lack of proper management is exacerbating dry conditions in Chennai and many other...