Q&A: 'Waterman' Rajendra Singh loses hope as India runs out of groundwater

Q&A: 'Waterman' Rajendra Singh loses hope as India runs out of groundwaterDue to climate change, the pattern of rainfall has changed. Now we don’t have uniform rains, we now have erratic rains that are untimely most of the time. And the saddest part is – the last man in the queue has not been able to understand this change and make alternative arrangements. Due to excessive use of chemical fertilizers, the character of the soil has changed. Its porosity has been altered and it is no more able to hold water. The absorption and retention capacity has suffered. It flows with the rainwater, causing floods and droughts simultaneously.