Articles by Viral Mistry

Viral Mistry is an engineer by training and is currently running an engineering business. He is very interested in the environment and has been considering moving into ecology full-time.

In my 3rd floor apartment water gushed out of the bathroom floor drain, much like what happens on the roads on one of those manic Mumbai monsoon days. There surely was a blockage in the drain pipe somewhere, resulting in back flow. โ€œGet the drain plunger,โ€ shouted my wife, but little did we realise that a drain plunger would be an insignificant piece of equipment in the scheme of things. Quickly, my adrenaline-laden blood recalled an evening walk conversation with my friend who lived on the 19th floor. He had had a similar experience just the other day, and when…

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