Don’t Flush it in Leh

Report / Paper

Don’t Flush it in Leh

AUTHORS: Pabitra Mukhopadhyay


August 2011


While the bizarre downpour and resulting flash floods in Leh and parts of Pakistan in August 2010 still remains a possible warning of an imminent climate change, the tragedy of Leh was compounded due to its unpreparedness for such a natural calamity. But the story of this tragedy may have its beginnings in the toilets of Leh. Read more: Sanitation-Highlights-from-Himalaya : Read more: Species affected by climate change: to shift or not to shift? :