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Wastewater Treatment

Water supply and sanitation in India: Meeting targets and beyond

The Indian economy loses 73 million working days a year due to waterborne diseases, caused by a combination of lack of clean water and inadequate sanitation. Even large cities are only able to guarantee very little water for a few hours a day, says Dr Sridhar Vedachalam, a postdoctoral associate at the New York State Water Resources Institute at Cornell University, USA. Ranked among the 10 finalists of the 2012 Global Water Forum Emerging Scholars Award, the article discusses the gap between water supply and sanitation

Water Sustainability

The demand for solutions to water supply and wastewater treatment has been increasing in the existing market with the increasing need for processed water, both in the industrial and domestic segments. The infrastructure and industrial growth has further accentuated the demand, making water the fastest growing industry besides cleaning. Abhitabh

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