In a rapidly urbanizing India, it’s time to reimagine water in cities
As the perils of unplanned urbanization become apparent, it is worth examining how cities impact water
The cities of the Indus Valley civilization were renowned for their sewers, drainage channels and rainwater harvesting. Yet, the floods in Kerala point to our inability to solve an age-old problem in modern Indian cities. In our defence, the rate and scale of urbanization in India are unprecedented.