Chennai's growth threatened by water shortages6 min read . Updated: 07 Aug 2019, 03:46 PM IST
- Companies are paying 30% more for private supplies sourced from farther outside Chennai
- More than 600 million people are facing 'acute' water shortages, and 21 Indian cities are expected to run out of groundwater by 2020
Chennai: Dozens of billion-dollar companies. Thousands of high-paying IT and manufacturing jobs. Luxury apartments towering over the Bay of Bengal. Chennai has one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but it’s out of water, threatening to put a brake on all that growth.
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