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Title: Delhi at epicentre of global groundwater crisis: Report
Source:The Times of India
Date:24 February 2019

New research has shown that the largest groundwater depletion in the world is happening in northern India. Delhi is the epicentre of this fast-developing crisis, and it’s getting worse by the day. Scientists say that groundwater is being pumped out 70% faster than what the Central Groundwater Board of India estimated earlier. Some reports say around 172 cubic km of water was pumped out in the 1990s every year.

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