In Chennai, IT companies are asking employees to work from home. Reason? No water in the office.

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Bangalore Water crisis (image credit: The Hindu)

It hasn’t rained in Chennai for the last 200 days and close to 12 IT companies (on OMR) in Chennai have asked emloyees to work from home.

46 companies in OMR (Old Mahabalipuram Rd) need 2 million liter of water every day and this was earlier sourced from 17 wells within the park.
Now? Only 1 liter from the well and rest from tankers (via).
Time for innovators to go beyond food apps and solve for upcoming existential crisis?

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