One of India’s biggest challenges is providing clean water to all of its 1.3 billion citizens. Many of the country’s most sacred rivers—such as the Godavari, Ganges, and Yamuna—are heavily polluted from factory waste, agricultural runoff, and untreated sewage. And much of India lacks basic water and sanitation infrastructure, forcing tens of millions of Indians to forage daily for water and toilets, like this man in Mumbai’s Sewri slum, who has just filled his containers from an...


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