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Chasing disappearing water in India

The end of the monsoon season has arrived in India. The country had a year of good rains, but there is no reason to celebrate for the country's farmers.

Ground water is the biggest source of water in rural areas, and it is drying up. The competing demands for water between big businesses and local people is a growing problem.

Shilpa Kannan investigates how companies and people are tackling the water issue in drought-prone Rajasthan.

Special report: The Technology of Business