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Key to global water crisis is management

To achieve this will require political will, public awareness that water is a critically important resource and that users must pay for it.

In India, the Supreme Court, in October 2014, slammed the failures of central and state Pollution Control Boards at all levels for the continued pollution of the Ganga, considered to be the holiest river of the country.

ON World Environment Day, June 5, it is worthwhile reflecting on a major crisis that is now confronting the world, but receiving inadequate attention. If current trends continue, the world will face a water crisis that will be unprecedented in human history.

During the past decade, there