Water Moves MSU
Growing up in India, I experienced the scarcity of water during my childhood and teen years. Monsoons were irregular, as they still are, and insufficient rains in the catchment areas led to frequent droughts.
I remember having to get up early to stand in line. The water truck would arrive before the crack of dawn and each person in line was doled out a ration of water—two pots per person. To make sure that the water did not run out before our turn, sometimes my parents and I would get in line by 4 a.m. With plastic and metals pots and buckets, we would push and shove as we jockeyed for position.
View all Archived Blog Posts