India pledges deluge of funds to water plan
Pipes carrying water near Mumbai, India
[NEW DELHI] Indian scientists and engineers are preparing detailed plans to implement a massive water project that would integrate most of India's waterways at a cost of more than US$100 billion.
The project has found broad support both among India's political parties and within its scientific community. But it still faces several political obstacles both at home and abroad, and is already under attack from some environmentalists.
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Source: Nature 422, 790 (2003)