India’s Ebbing Water: Conservation Measures and Impacts of New Amendments 

Author – Anusha Arif


Abstract
For India, a nation grappling with a rapidly growing population, urbanisation and environmental degradation, water conservation is a critical priority. Current data stresses India’s need to strengthen its conservation tactics and policies to tackle the upcoming challenge of water scarcity in the country. This paper looks at the current state of water bodies and rivers in India, reviewing existing policies, reports and conservation efforts. It explores the importance of safe water availability and its resultant health implications. Moreover, it examines the amendments under the Water Conservation Amendment in 2024 and the implications it can have on the future of water in the country.