How various states in India are tackling their groundwater woes to ensure a year-round supply of water for consumption and irrigation.
To the fields, Dewas farmers load pipes, used to transfer water from the farm ponds to the fields, on a cart. Photo by Yasir Iqbal
India is undergoing the worst water crisis in its history. Its critical groundwater resources, which account for 40% of our water supply, are being depleted at unsustainable rates.