Water Shortages

An Indian child looks into a water tanker as people fill buckets during a water shortage in New Delhi, India. The shortage is affecting the Indian capital owing to the country's growing population and its increasing need for water.

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An Indian child looks into a water tanker as people fill buckets during a water shortage in New Delhi, India. The shortage is affecting the Indian capital owing to the country’s growing population and its increasing need for water.

Indian residents fill water containers f...Indian residents fill water containers from a government water supply truck in New Delhi on May 22, 2013.   With summer temperatures hovering around 45 degrees, residents are struggling with water shortages as Delhi has been going through a severe water shortage for the past few days after the upper Ganga Canal was shut for repairs.  AFP PHOTO/ Andrew Caballero-ReynoldsAndrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

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Residents fill water containers from a government water supply truck in New Delhi on Wednesday. Summer temperatures are hovering near 45 degrees and people are struggling with water shortages as a result of the upper Ganga Canal being shut for repairs. Read more