Chennai's Piped Water Supply Cut By 40 Per Cent Amid Severe Water Crisis | Read

PUBLISHED ON: May 28, 2019 | Duration: 2 min, 21 sec

  
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Two years after Chennai suffered the worst drought in 140 years, the capital city of Tamil Nadu is once again parched, facing an acute water crisis with a 40 per cent cut in piped water supply. Several reservoirs around the city that act as a primary source for drinking water supply have gone dry following a deficit monsoon last year. The city currently receives 550 million litres of water (MLD) every day against the required 800 MLD.
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