India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity | Read

PUBLISHED ON: July 16, 2019 | Duration: 4 min, 52 sec

  
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After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest water consumer. No, not factories, not power plants, not homes but farms. Experts want an urgent rethink on growing water intensive crops like rice and cotton. Their export has made India the world's biggest virtual water exporter.
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