Bamboo trees bloomed with long wispy spikes weighing heavy on the stalks. While it might've made for a pretty picture, Loknath Nauri knew it would be a tough year. “More the density of the flowers, the more severe the drought we face,” he says. This was in March 2015 in the forests of southern Odisha.
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This presentation informs of the efforts made by JK Industries, a major paper manufacturer, for reuse of the water used in manufacturing processes, thus reducing the plant's need for supplies of fresh water and also reducing discharge from the plant.