Bengaluru’s water crisis: The geography of the entire problem

Bengaluru’s water crisis escalates due to geographical challenges. Situated at a high elevation, pumping water becomes costly. Rainfall channels into the Cauvery and Dakshina Pinakini watersheds, impacting water allocation disputes. Exploitation of surface and groundwater worsens, affecting urban outskirts. Municipalization lag worsens service provision. Elections delay exacerbates the issue.

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