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Changing Waterscapes in the Periphery<br />Water Security Concerns in Peri-Urban Hyderabad, India<br />Presentation <br />...
Urbanization Trends in India and Hyderabad<br />India’s urban population grew from 290 million (2001) to an estimated 340 ...
The growth and expansion of Hyderabad<br />Projected Population of Hyd Urban Agglomeration (in lakh– 1 lakh = 100,000)  <b...
Water (in)Security in Hyderabad, India<br />Present urban landscape in Hyderabad is dominated by:<br />New residential col...
Shrinking Waterscapes in Hyderabad<br />City’s waterscape includes cascade of tanks built around 400 years before by Nizam...
Shamirpet lake - 1989<br />Shamirpet Lake <br />Area : 486 ha<br />
Shamirpet lake - 2006<br />Shamirpet Lake <br />Area : 256.77 ha<br />
Shamirpet lake – 1989- 2006<br />230 Ha of land under water got reduced in 17 years <br />
Why are these lakes shrinking? <br />
How urbanization is impacting on water insecurity for peri-urban residents?<br />
What can be done about this? <br />
References<br />MGI. 2010. India’s Urban Awakening: Building Inclusive Cities, Sustaining Economic Growth. McKinsey Global...
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  1. 1. Changing Waterscapes in the Periphery<br />Water Security Concerns in Peri-Urban Hyderabad, India<br />Presentation <br />Anjal Prakash<br />August 23, 2011<br />Presentation at Seminar – Levers of Change in (Peri) Urban Water Management <br />World Water Week, Stockholm <br />
  2. 2. Urbanization Trends in India and Hyderabad<br />India’s urban population grew from 290 million (2001) to an estimated 340 million in 2008 (about 30% urban population) <br />The urban population in India will increase to 590 million by 2030 (MGI, 2010)<br />Hyderabad is the 6th most populous city of India with 4 million plus people in 2011 <br />Post liberalisation (1990 onwards) - growth of IT Industries <br />Location of Hyderabad, India<br />
  3. 3. The growth and expansion of Hyderabad<br />Projected Population of Hyd Urban Agglomeration (in lakh– 1 lakh = 100,000) <br />Decadal growth rate (2001-2011 ) in Ranga Reddy district ( of which Hyderabad is part of) is highest - 48.15% amongst other districts in the State<br />The surrounding municipalities will grow more rapidly and is expected to touch the population of MCH; adjoining villages also show growth (others) <br />Source: Calculation from data in GHMC Hyderabad City Development Plan, undated<br />
  4. 4. Water (in)Security in Hyderabad, India<br />Present urban landscape in Hyderabad is dominated by:<br />New residential colonies due to newly developing industrial, educational and research centres, in high value lands along the lines of highest accessibility<br />Some of the areas which have experienced massive real estate development are now merged with the city<br />Shamshabad, also a peri urban village has now seen massive growth of newly developing residential colonies and financial and business enclaves<br />
  5. 5. Shrinking Waterscapes in Hyderabad<br />City’s waterscape includes cascade of tanks built around 400 years before by Nizam Rulers <br />There are about 400 big & small lakes in the HUDA area. More water bodies are in the peri urban areas (total 2000)<br />From 1989- 2001, about 3245 ha of water bodies disappeared (engulfing 19 lakes) in 50 Sq Km area<br />Source: Prasad et al, 2009) <br />
  6. 6. Shamirpet lake - 1989<br />Shamirpet Lake <br />Area : 486 ha<br />
  7. 7. Shamirpet lake - 2006<br />Shamirpet Lake <br />Area : 256.77 ha<br />
  8. 8. Shamirpet lake – 1989- 2006<br />230 Ha of land under water got reduced in 17 years <br />
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  11. 11. Why are these lakes shrinking? <br />
  12. 12. How urbanization is impacting on water insecurity for peri-urban residents?<br />
  13. 13. What can be done about this? <br />
  14. 14. References<br />MGI. 2010. India’s Urban Awakening: Building Inclusive Cities, Sustaining Economic Growth. McKinsey Global Institute. Mumbai, India <br />Census of India. 2001. Directorate of Census. Government of India <br />Singh, Sreoshi. 2010. Scoping Study Report of Hyderabad. Peri Urban Water Security Project, SaciWATERs. <br />P.Rama Chandra Prasad , K. S.Rajan, VijayaBhole and C.B.S.Dutt. 2009. Is Rapid Urbanisation Leading to Loss of Water Bodies? Journal of Spatial Science (March 2009) Vol II (2): 43-52 <br />

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