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        Looking at our water from a data lens ft. Dr Anju Gaur

In this episode of Voices For Water, Karthik is joined by Dr. Anju Gaur, a Senior Water Resources Management Specialist in the World Bank's India Office. Karthik and Dr. Anju take us through the landscape of water data of India. They discuss the current state of technology in the collection and integration of data being generated by multiple sources and the possibilities it unfolds for water management at an individual as well as state level. Karthik and Dr. Anju also acknowledge the biggest reasons for water wastage and give examples from India of local bodies making great strides towards better water management using available data.

Voices For Water

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Deconstructing the traditional narrow engineering based policy discourses around floods and droughts and connecting them to social and cultural realities is the need of the hour in India.

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Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS) network
Sehgal Foundation, India, National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), India and Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWT), Canada have joined hands to start the HWTS network to scale up efforts to improve access to safe drinking water in India. Please join the network if you are passionate about improving the drinking water situation in the country!
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