From trains to homes: Getting water to parched India
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From trains to homes: Getting water to parched India

"Water trains" have become a regular sight at the station of drought-stricken Latur district in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.

The trains carry anywhere between half a million litres to two million litres of water each trip.

Yogita Limaye explains how the water is transported from the train to the residents of Latur.

Produced by Pratiksha Ghildial and Jaltson AC.

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  • 29 Apr 2016
  • From the section India