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How to Survive Waterboarding

First, a couple blog notes. I haven't been posting as much because my free time has been filled with writing my new book. More info and the cover are in the forums. Also, lots of people have been linking to me recently. I really appreciate it!

Ahem... waterboarding.

For those who don't know, waterboarding is a controversial subject these days. It's an torture method which is used to interrogate suspects and designed to simulate drowning. Supposedly it's so bad that the average marine can only handle it for 15 seconds.

India’s Deepening Water Crisis

On The Perfectly Flaky Hawk

Water is fast becoming a scare resource. As the economy grows, so does the demand for water across sectors, be it industrial or agriculture. Estimates are already there indicating an increasing trend in water demand for agriculture, industrial and domestic uses in the coming decades. Indian industry is fast realizing the importance of water, its conservation and management. Not only because it is affecting operations, but also due to increasing awareness around water conservation.

FICCI constituted a Water Mission to work with its membership on water management. FICCI Water Mission is developing programmes of research and advocacy to promote water conservation, use efficiency, recycling and reuse practices within companies. In this context, the study on Water Risks for Indian Industries with Columbia Water Centre is an important initiative. The preliminary findings briefly presented through the images below indicate water availability and poor water quality are becoming important concerns for Indian businesses.

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