Groundwater woes in Karnataka

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Groundwater in many taluks in Karnataka has become unfit even for agriculture use, let alone drinking. Groundwater exploitation in about 105 taluks has crossed the danger mark. With tanks going dry, groundwater has depleted, causing acute scarcity of drinking water.

– Govind Karjrol,Minor Irrigation Minister

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