Hollywood Actor Leonardo Dicaprio Creates Awareness About Chennai Water Crisis !! Check What He Has To Say !!

Leonardo Dicaprio who is a well known actor across the world shared his concern on the water crisis in the city Chennai. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has shared an Instagram post, raising awareness about the ongoing water crisis in Chennai. “We can change the world!” the Oscar-winning star wrote, alongside a BBC story about the crisis.

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According to a report, the four main water reservoirs are completely dry. As a result of which the residents are facing a lot of problems. Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, who is an environmentalist, has shared his concern over the water crisis in India.

DiCaprio had visited India in 2015, to film a segment for his 2016 documentary film, Beyond the Flood. During his visit, DiCaprio interviewed Sunita Narain of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). He also visited the Taj Mahal on his trip.

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Water in four of Chennai’s main reservoirs has depleted to less than 1%. Most of the population, the BBC reports, is dependant on state-run and private water tankers. Several hotels and restaurants have been closed. The Central Water Commission reporting a rainfall deficit of 41% in Tamil Nadu.

Sharing the post, Dicaprio wrote “Only rain can save Chennai from this situation.” A well completely empty, and a city without water. The southern Indian city of Chennai is in crisis, after the four main water reservoirs ran completely dry. The acute water shortage has forced the city to scramble for urgent solutions and residents have to stand in line for hours to get water from government tanks. As the water levels depleted, hotels and restaurants started to shut down temporarily, and the air con was turned off in the city’s metro. Officials in the city continue to try and find alternative sources of water – but the community continue to pray for rain. Tap the link in our bio to read more about Chennai’s water crisis. (📸 Getty Images) #chennai #watercrisis #india #bbcnews”

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#Regram #RG @bbcnews: “Only rain can save Chennai from this situation.” A well completely empty, and a city without water. The southern Indian city of Chennai is in crisis, after the four main water reservoirs ran completely dry. The acute water shortage has forced the city to scramble for urgent solutions and residents have to stand in line for hours to get water from government tanks. As the water levels depleted, hotels and restaurants started to shut down temporarily, and the air con was turned off in the city’s metro. Officials in the city continue to try and find alternative sources of water – but the community continue to pray for rain. Tap the link in our bio to read more about Chennai’s water crisis. (📸 Getty Images) #chennai #watercrisis #india #bbcnews

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It is high time for the people and politicians of the state Tamilnadu to make efforts on saving rainwater.  Earlier actor Vivek requested the press people to cover the news on Chithlapakkam lake desilting to create awareness among the people of tamilnadu about saving rainwater.

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