Threat of drinking water shortage looms large- The New Indian Express

Rainfall has been deficient for the third consecutive month in south-interior Karnataka this year. Farmers’ leaders feel that Wednesday’s Supreme Court directive on releasing 2,000 cusecs of water daily to Tamil Nadu till further orders, is like rubbing salt into their wounds who already suffering from crop losses.The other serious concern, according to experts, is the possible drinking water crisis in summer months as soaring temperatures will amplify evaporation losses at reservoirs.

Source: Threat of drinking water shortage looms large- The New Indian Express

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