Vamshi Karanam

Vamshi Karanam
Delhi, sinking?
Rampant groundwater extraction in some areas of Delhi is leading to a dangerous fall in groundwater levels and increasing the risk of land subsidence, making the city prone to floods and water logging. Posted on 18 Mar, 2022 10:28 AM

Delhi is facing the risk of land subsidence. And uncontrolled and illegal groundwater extraction is to blame!

What is land subsidence

The rapidly urbanisisng Delhi (Image Source: Lokantha at English Wikipedia via Wikimedia Commons)