Articles by Rohini Krishnamurthy

Rohini Krishnamurthy is a Science Reporter at India Science. She writes about science, health, technology and the environment. She can be reached at

Two years ago, Sobha Daffodils -- an apartment in HSR Layout -- decided to do something about their water footprint. Over 420 houses in the apartment adopted smart water flow meters that monitor water usage in real-time. Since then, Radhakrishna Kurup’s average water intake has dropped by about 20%. Kurup is the President of Sobha Daffodils Apartment Owners’ Association. The use of water globally has increased by roughly six times over the past 100 years, and is expected to rise further. The available freshwater resources have declined by more than 20% per person over the past two decades, according to…

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