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Water in the World: India

Year 7 Geography

Finding Resources in Oliver


Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue  Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..


World Book Student

Log into World Book Student through Firefly- Select World Book Student and type in your search India.

Here you will find useful information about the capital city, population, major landforms, rivers in the country, water usage, climate statistics etc.   

About one-sixth of all the human beings on Earth live in India, the world’s most populous democracy. It is the second most populous country in the world, after China.

Google Earth

Water Aid

WaterAid India has teams in 11 states across India, working with our partners to transform millions of lives every year by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

Water 1st International

India is a country experiencing incredible economic growth, which is driving the emergence of a large middle class. In spite of this encouraging trend, India is still home to a vast population of extremely poor people.


India is facing mass water shortages with more than 600 million people dealing with high to extreme water shortage according to a new report.

The Indian state of Punjab is undergoing a severe water crisis. Once an agricultural leader in India, it’s now turning into a desert. Farmers and other rural dwellers are going bankrupt over the need to pay for water delivered from other regions.

Farmers in the western Indian region of Marathwada say they are experiencing the worst water shortage they have ever known. The FT's Simon Mundy looks at a dangerous mix of flawed irrigation policy and apparent climate change.


The Water Project

With a diverse population that is three times the size of the United States but one-third the physical size, India has the second largest population in the world.

charity : water

While India's economy continues to grow rapidly, hundreds of millions of people across the country still live with poverty, malnutrition, unhygienic living conditions, and without access to clean drinking water.

Geography Journals