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Residents collect drinking water provided by Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC), in a locality facing acute water shortage with onset of summer season, in Ranchi.

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A woman pushes a cart with plastic containers, filled with water, on the way to her house after collecting it from a public well as seen on the eve of World Water Day, in Tirunelveli.

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Children bathe buffaloes in a pond on a hot day on the eve of World Water Day, in Ranchi.

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Residents collect drinking water from a water pipeline as most of the water pipes froze after the temperature plummeted to minus 8.8 degrees Celsius, recorded the coldest night after 30 years, in Srinagar.

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A view of the Thervoy Kandigai Reservoir recently. The reservoir was declared open by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in Chennai.

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Village women carry drinking water collected from a well, on the outskirts of Ajmer.

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A woman waits to collect drinking water from a roadside tap during a hot summer day, on the outskirts of Ajmer. Rajasthan has witnessed severe heatwave conditions in its various parts along with mercury touching 50 degrees Celsius in Churu district, recently.

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A man carries a container filled with drinking water during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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People stand in a queue ignoring social distancing to collect water from a water tanker during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at New Ashok Nagar in New Delhi.

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A young girl walks carrying drinking water from a tanker in New Delhi

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People wait to collect drinking water from a water tanker as the city faces shortage of drinking water in Delhi.

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Women stand in a queue to collect potable water from a tanker in Delhi.

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BJP national vice-president Shyam Jaju along with other party workers stages a protest against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over 'Delhi's unsafe drinking water' issue at ITO in New Delhi

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Police personnel detain BJP members and supporters protesting against the bad water supply by Delhi government, in New Delhi. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday termed 'false and politically motivated' a BIS report which stated that drinking water in the national capital failed quality tests.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari addresses the media regarding the quality of water, in New Delhi. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) which is under the aegis of the Consumer Affairs Ministry has found all the 11 samples drawn from Delhi did not comply with the quality norm and the piped water was not safe for drinking purpose.

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan launch the 'Mission Paani' campaign, in Mumbai.

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Karnataka Chief minister B. S. Yediyurappa offers prayers to the Anjanapura reservoir, which is main source of drinking water in the region, during his visit to Shivamogga district.

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Commuter waiting for the Local train at Harbor line railway Station

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Commuters walking on the Harbor line railway track

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Commuters waiting for a local train at Harbor line railway Station

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People in Mumbai walk through the flooded street

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A woman talks on the phone while walking through the flooded street after heavy rains lashed the city on 04 August 2019

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A woman walks on the Harbor line railway track. The Central Railways suspended the services due to heavy rains in the city

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A man walks on the flooded street in Chembur, Mumbai

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A train of 50 wagons filled with water from Jolarpet arrives at Chennai. Chennai has been grappling with an acute water crisis over the past four months. The southern metropolis is facing a daily water deficit of at least 200 million litres, and the four reservoirs supplying to the city have run dry.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meets Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to urged the Centre to increase Delhi's water share, in New Delhi

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party workers stage a protest against AIADMK government over the looming water crisis in Tamil Nadu, in Chennai

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A Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) worker poses to drink from an empty vessel during a protest against the AIADMK government over the looming water crisis in Tamil Nadu, in Chennai.

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Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President Sheila Dikshit during a dharna against the severe power and water shortage at Sangam Vihar, in New Delhi

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People block a road in protest demanding supply of potable water during a hot summer day in Patna

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Children on their way to collect water on a hot summer day, in New Delhi.

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Residents collect drinking water from a tank in Kokar locality which is facing water shortage due to the non-supply of water from Kerwa dam, in Bhopal

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Water gushes out of the Idamalayar dam when the gates were opened on August 9

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Water is released from Koyna Dam after the water level crossed 100 TMC mark, in Satara.

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Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources and Agriculture scientist Dr M S Swaminathan during the inauguration of 'International Consultation on Water: Augmentation of Supply and management of Demand', organized by M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), in Chennai.

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Swimmers prepare to take top the water for the Peaks to Portland 2.4-mile Swim to Benefit Kids on Peaks Island, Maine. Some swimmers had concerns over lingering problems from wastewater treatment accident that dumped a million gallons of partially treated sewage into Casco Bay near the race's finish. The city announced that a water quality test showed reduced levels of bacteria, allowing the race to go on as planned.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami opens the sluice gate of Mettur dam to release disputed-river Cauvery water, in Salem.

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Mettur dam gates opened to release disputed-river Cauvery water, after the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami ordered release, in Salem.

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People shoot each other with water pistols during the annual water fight in the streets of the Vallecas neighborhood of Madrid, Spain.

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Water pumps litter the canal

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Mark Pickett, left, and Ryan Craig, right, work to rescue Bruce Salley, who was trapped in his car by flood waters in a supermarket parking in Rockford, Ill. An evening thunderstorm brought heavy rains across the Rock River Valley causing vehicles to get stuck in flood waters and stranding motorists.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu releases Krishna water to Anantapur village during Neeru Pragathi event, at Anantapur.

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Villagers collect drinking water from a road side water tap during a hot summer day on the outskirts Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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Villagers look on as an earth mover digs a pit as a part of Water Cup initiative to conserve and preserve water in the Parli village of Beed district.

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Neelum project in Pak

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Kishanganga project in J&K

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A slum dweller sucks at a water pipe in an attempt to restore the flow of water from the municipality supply, in Kolkata on Wednesday.

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Coral that was damaged during Hurricane Maria, off the coast of Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The U.S. government is financing a nearly $1.5 million project to help restore between 100 and 300 corals a day in Puerto Rico for two months.

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Flood waters rise near the Grand Rapids Public Museum carousel as the Grand River swells through downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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A man on a bicycle is mirrored in a puddle in downtown Frankfurt.

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A church and remains of an ancient village which are usually covered by water are seen inside the reservoir of Sau, in Vilanova de Sau, Catalonia, Spain. One reservoir built in the early 1960s, submerging a village called San Roman de Sau and its 11th century romanesque church, is so low on water that the ruins of buildings which are usually under water are now uncovered.

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Visitors take photographs at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, as cold weather continues through much of the province.

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A NDMC worker sprays water on a tree to settle dust as part of the measure against pollution, in New Delhi.

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Water gushing out from the Darna Dam after its gates were opened in Nashik district following incessant rains.

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A boat races towards the sinking El Almirante ferry at a reservoir in Guatape, Colombia. After suspending their search overnight due to a lightning storm, scuba divers mid-morning Monday had pulled a seventh body from the underwater wreckage. Authorities’ attention was also turning to the causes of the accident and whether possible negligence by the company that owned the boat, called El Almirante, contributed to the accident.

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Villagers take part in 'Jal-Andolan' on the occasion of International Biodiversity Day, at Village Toomra, Bhopal.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan interacting with film director and producer Prakash Jha during a Manthan programme for the conservation of River, Water and Environment organised at Academy of Administration, in Bhopal.

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Boatmen row their boats during a Shikara Festival at Dal Lake in Srinagar. The festival was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department to promote tourism.

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AAP has failed to get rid of the ­water-tanker mafia that still makes a killing in many areas

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PWD workers floating thermocol sheets at Vaigai Dam in Madurai as part of a novel initiative started to prevent loss of water due to evaporation.

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Children splash water in the river Tawi to beat the heat as temperature rises, in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Actor Aamir Khan with his wife Kiran Rao, co-founders of Paani Foundation, at Nagzari village in Satara Maharashtra to support participants of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2017.

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Dead fish floating on polluted Ana Sagar lake in Ajmer.

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A flock of sheeps drink water from a lake during a hot day in Karad, Maharashtra.

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People line up to collect water in a village off Hubli

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Teachers distributing Neem water to students, in Surat.

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A boy searches for coins thrown by devotees in the river Brahmaputra on the eve of World Water Day, in Guwahati.

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A man wearing a helmet carries flowers and other worship material before throwing them in the river Brahmaputra on the eve of World Water Day, in Guwahati.

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National award winning actress Rituparna Sengupta launches an awareness campaign on 'Drink Safe Water' at an event on the eve of 'World Water Day', in Kolkata.

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A man takes bath at a public tap on the eve of World Water Day, outskirts of Hyderabad.

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A woman walks down a hill to collect drinking water from a public water tap, in Guwahati.

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A woman transports drinking water on a hand cart on the eve of World Water Day, in Ahmadabad.

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Women gather with utensils to collect water from a public tap on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

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A woman in her traditional attire walks after collecting water from public tap on the eve of World Water Day, outskirts of Hyderabad.

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A girl waits for the arrival of water supply at a public tap next to plastic cans lined up by others for collecting drinking water in a hill area on the eve of World Water Day, in Guwahati.

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Women carrying buckets of drinking water on their heads on the eve of World Water Day, in Jammu.

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People fetching water from a tank on the eve of World Water Day, in Bhopal.

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Goats rush to drink from a metal container, after water was brought in by tanker to pastoralists in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla, in Somalia. Somalia's government has declared the drought a national disaster, and the United Nations estimates that 5 million people in this Horn of Africa nation need aid, amid warnings of a full-blown famine.

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Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti with Minister of State (MoS) for Agriculture Sanjeev Baliyan duirng the inauguration of a symposium on Jal Kranti Abhiyan, in New Delhi.

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Kannada Chaluvali Vatala Paksha leader Vatal Nagraj and others during a protest to demand drinking water for Kolar and Chikkaballapur areas, in Bengaluru.

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Indian groom Nikhil Pawar and his Slovakian bride Eunika Pogran exchanging wedding vows under the sea just off the coast of nearby Kovalam, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Women collecting drinking water from a government water tanker, at Shelwat on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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A woman and her daughter carrying drinking water in pots after collecting from a goverment water tanker, at Shelwat on the outskirts of Srinagar. The Kashmir valley has been experiencing intense cold conditions resulting in freezing of water supply lines and water bodies.

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People in costume celebrate in the frozen lake Orankesee during a so called 'Ice Carnival' event from winter swimming clubs, in Berlin.

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The timber-frame houses at the Roemerberg square are reflected in water in Frankfurt, central Germany.

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Assam Police Commandos giving a demonstration of River Crossing in Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare, at Mandakata Commando Battalion Training School, in Guwahati.

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Revelers brave pack ice as they participate in the annual New Year's polar bear dip in Charlottetown Harbour on Prince Edward Island. High winds pushed the ice against the shore forcing swimmers to improvise.

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Participants celebrate the new year by leaping into a frozen pond during the annual Polar Bear Dip in Calgary, Alberta. Over 70 people braved the elements to take part in the dip.

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Israelis bath in a hot water spring on the shore of the Dead Sea near the Israeli Kibbutz of Ein Gedi.

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Gondolas sit on the muddy sea bed of the Venetian lagoon in the Riva del Vin area, in Venice. An uncommon low tide hampered boat circulation in many areas of the city that is built on an archipelago where canals serve the function of roads.

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Reflection of Mysore Palace on waterlogged street after rainfall triggered by Cyclone Vardha, in Mysore.

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A view of the illuminated fountain at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi chairing the meeting on Indus Water Treaty, in New Delhi.

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A bus splashes drives past a flooded street in the rain in Hyderabad.

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A view of the KRS Dam in Mandya district.

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A view of water logged streets after heavy rain, in Patna.

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People wade through submerged streets after heavy rain in Patna.

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Heavy rainfall floods railway tracks, in Kolkata.

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Cars make their way through a water logged road after heavy rains, in Kolkata.

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A man surveys his flooded house after heavy downpour, in Gaya.

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