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Just 160 kms from Ahmedabad, this village still has no water

Some 160 kms from Ahmedabad, these villagers collect drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district. Many villagers walk two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. As temperatures soar over 40 degrees Celsius, the water crisis in this village is just a small indicator of how big the problem is both in India’s villages and cities. Here are the images:

Just 160 kms from Ahmedabad, this village still has no water

Just 160 kms from Ahmedabad, this village still has no water
An Indian villager collects drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. Many villagers walk two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. Many Indian cities face severe water shortages particularly during the summer months, when temperatures soar above the 40 degrees celsius. AFP
Indian villagers carry pots as they walk to collect drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. Many villagers walk the two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. Many Indian cities face severe water shortages particularly during the summer months, when temperatures soar above the 40 degrees celsius.  AFP
Indian villagers carry pots as they walk to collect drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. Many villagers walk the two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. Many Indian cities face severe water shortages particularly during the summer months, when temperatures soar above the 40 degrees celsius. AFP
An Indian villager collects drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad. An Indian villager offers drinking water collected from a man-made well to her son in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. AFP
An Indian villager collects drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad. An Indian villager offers drinking water collected from a man-made well to her son in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. AFP
Indian villagers wait to collect drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. Many villagers walk two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. Many Indian cities face severe water shortages particularly during the summer months, when temperatures soar above the 40 degrees celsius.  AFP
Indian villagers wait to collect drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. Many villagers walk two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. Many Indian cities face severe water shortages particularly during the summer months, when temperatures soar above the 40 degrees celsius. AFP
Indian villagers use pots to collect drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. Many villagers walk two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. Many Indian cities face severe water shortages particularly during the summer months, when temperatures soar above the 40 degrees celsius.  AFP
Indian villagers use pots to collect drinking water from a man-made well in the Sujangadh village of Surendranagar district, some 160 kms from Ahmedabad on June 1, 2014. Many villagers walk two kms to fetch water daily as local supplies are scarce and at times contaminated. Many Indian cities face severe water shortages particularly during the summer months, when temperatures soar above the 40 degrees celsius. AFP

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