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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Residents holds pipes as they wait for a municipal water tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Residents holds pipes as they wait for a municipal water tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Residents holds pipes as they wait for a municipal water tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A girl walks past the empty water containers kept by the residents to collect free drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A girl walks past the empty water containers kept by the residents to collect free drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A girl walks past the empty water containers kept by the residents to collect free drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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ATTENTION EDITORS - SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

ATTENTION EDITORS - SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

ATTENTION EDITORS - SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman and her daughter carry a container after filling it with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman and her daughter carry a container after filling it with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman and her daughter carry a container after filling it with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman stands after filling her containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman stands after filling her containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman stands after filling her containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal water tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, India, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal water tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, India, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A woman carries her son in a bucket after collecting water from a municipal water tanker on the outskirts of Chennai, India, July 4, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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FILE PHOTO: Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande/File Photo
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Women fill up their plastic containers with water coming out of a broken drinking water pipeline at a slum area in Kolkata, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Women fill up their plastic containers with water coming out of a broken drinking water pipeline at a slum area in Kolkata, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Women fill up their plastic containers with water coming out of a broken drinking water pipeline at a slum area in Kolkata, India, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Residents fill their empty containers with water from a municipal tap in Chennai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Residents fill their empty containers with water from a municipal tap in Chennai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Residents fill their empty containers with water from a municipal tap in Chennai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT A woman uses a hand pump to fill up a container with drinking water in Chennai, India, June 25, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT A woman uses a hand pump to fill up a container with drinking water in Chennai, India, June 25, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

REFILE - QUALITY REPEAT A woman uses a hand pump to fill up a container with drinking water in Chennai, India, June 25, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Residents gather to fill empty containers with water from a municipal tanker in Chennai, India, June 25, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Residents gather to fill empty containers with water from a municipal tanker in Chennai, India, June 25, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Residents gather to fill empty containers with water from a municipal tanker in Chennai, India, June 25, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Women fetch water from an opening made by residents at a dried-up lake in Chennai, India, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Women fetch water from an opening made by residents at a dried-up lake in Chennai, India, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Women fetch water from an opening made by residents at a dried-up lake in Chennai, India, June 11, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A man uses a hand-pump to fill up a container with drinking water as others wait in a queue on a street in Chennai, India, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/ P. Ravikumar

A man uses a hand-pump to fill up a container with drinking water as others wait in a queue on a street in Chennai, India, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/ P. Ravikumar

A man uses a hand-pump to fill up a container with drinking water as others wait in a queue on a street in Chennai, India, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/ P. Ravikumar
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A man carries containers filled with drinking water on his cycle after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries containers filled with drinking water on his cycle after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man carries containers filled with drinking water on his cycle after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A woman carries a container filled with drinking water after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman carries a container filled with drinking water after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A woman carries a container filled with drinking water after fetching it from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Women fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Women fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Women fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Women carry pitchers filled with water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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A woman fetches water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

A woman fetches water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

A woman fetches water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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Empty metal pitchers to fetch water are seen in an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Empty metal pitchers to fetch water are seen in an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

Empty metal pitchers to fetch water are seen in an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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A woman carries pitchers to fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

A woman carries pitchers to fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

A woman carries pitchers to fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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People wait to fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

People wait to fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

People wait to fetch water from an opening made to filter water next to a polluted lake in Thane, India June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande
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Women carry pitchers after filling them with water from a hand pump to their houses in Thane district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women carry pitchers after filling them with water from a hand pump to their houses in Thane district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women carry pitchers after filling them with water from a hand pump to their houses in Thane district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A dried-up well is refilled with water from a water tanker in Thane district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A dried-up well is refilled with water from a water tanker in Thane district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A dried-up well is refilled with water from a water tanker in Thane district in the western state of Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A woman fetches water from a well after it was refilled by a water tanker in Thane district in Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman fetches water from a well after it was refilled by a water tanker in Thane district in Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A woman fetches water from a well after it was refilled by a water tanker in Thane district in Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Women look into a partially dried-up well before fetching water from it in a neighbourhood in Thane district in Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women look into a partially dried-up well before fetching water from it in a neighbourhood in Thane district in Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Women look into a partially dried-up well before fetching water from it in a neighbourhood in Thane district in Maharashtra, India, May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People fill their empty containers with water leaking from a broken pipe valve over a bridge in Kolkata, India, May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People fill their empty containers with water leaking from a broken pipe valve over a bridge in Kolkata, India, May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People fill their empty containers with water leaking from a broken pipe valve over a bridge in Kolkata, India, May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Local residents fill their empty containers with water from municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents fill their empty containers with water from municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents fill their empty containers with water from municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A woman carries a metal pitcher filled with free drinking water collected from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman carries a metal pitcher filled with free drinking water collected from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A woman carries a metal pitcher filled with free drinking water collected from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in Ahmedabad, India May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women throw earthen pitchers onto the ground in protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Women carrying earthen pitchers on their heads shout slogans during a protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women carrying earthen pitchers on their heads shout slogans during a protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women carrying earthen pitchers on their heads shout slogans during a protest against the shortage of drinking water outside the municipal corporation office in Ahmedabad, India, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Local residents wait in a queue to collect drinking water from a municipal corporation water tanker on a hot summer day in the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents wait in a queue to collect drinking water from a municipal corporation water tanker on a hot summer day in the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents wait in a queue to collect drinking water from a municipal corporation water tanker on a hot summer day in the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Local residents fill their empty containers with water from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents fill their empty containers with water from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Local residents fill their empty containers with water from a municipal corporation tanker on a hot summer day in the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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