While Australia and India possess different industrial, economic, geographic and cultural characteristics, they do share similar environmental problems such as water scarcity.
A recent World Bank report on High and Dry: Climate Change, Water and the Economy says the combined effects of growing populations, rising incomes, and expanding cities will see demand for water rising exponentially, while supply becomes more erratic and uncertain.
This is compounded by the deterioration in the water quality due to partially treated or untreated industrial discharges as well as adverse conditions such as frequent droughts, storms and flooding caused by climate change.
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