The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report predicts large scale changes in temperature and precipitation over the Asian land mass. In the mountains, this translates to less snow, more intense but shorter episodes of rainfall and insufficient groundwater recharge, thereby resulting in the drying up of water sources.
Reviving dying springs: A paper documenting the Sikkim experience of groundwater recharge using geo-hydrologyPosted on 09 Apr, 2012 09:12 AM
The paper begins with a description of Sikkim. The sources of water in the Himalayas and the geology of the area are also described.
Literature review of spring related studies