How India’s cities came to drown in sewage and waste


Cliffs of garbage, Varkala, Kerala, India. Photo source: ©© Happysleepy

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Sewage and waste infrastructure has failed to keep up with urban expansion, leaving India to ‘drown in its excreta…’

Almitra Patel, a civil engineer by qualification, says she was first alerted to India’s huge problem of inadequate waste disposal when she noticed that the frogs in the marshlands near her farmhouse, on the city’s outskirts, had stopped croaking…

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