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Water and cities: Information, innovation and implementation

Water | Jul 1, 2016

We have to get smarter about our cities. Especially when it comes to the most basic of public services—water supply. Not one Indian city, including the capital, New Delhi, can claim that every resident has access to safe water from a tap in their home.

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