Poor quality groundwater in Punjab


News: Poor quality groundwater in Punjab

In what is a shocking warning on the deteriorating condition of underground water in Punjab, a recent study has produced evidence that large tracts of land in the state are being irrigated with poor quality water. It forewarns against the continuous use of such water as it will lead to a drop in crop yield - the biggest source of income and the backbone of the economy in this ‘‘granary of India’’
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 17:56:23 GMT