India set to become water scarce country by 2025: Report

MUMBAI: Although India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due to demand-supply mis-match, the water sector is expected to see investment of USD 13 billion from overseas players in the next few years, a new study has said.

“India’s demand for water is expected to exceed all current sources of supply and the country is set to become water scarce country by 2025.

“With increasing household income and increasing contributions from the service and industrial sectors, the water demand in the domestic and industrial sectors increasing substantially,” says a study conducted by EA Water, a leading consulting firm in water sector.
 
 
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Source News: India Times.com