Mumbai has a daily water shortfall of 655 million litres while at least 20% of the city’s water is lost due to leakages and theft.
“Save every drop or drop dead!”, says Aabid. He devotes just a few hours each week to fix leaking taps in Mumbai’s residential buildings for free.
“For every drop of water dripping every second, 1000 litres flow into the gutter in a month” added Surti, who has fixed 400 leaky taps every year since 2007.So far he claims to have saved 20 million litres of water.
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Watch Aabid talk about his inspirations and motive behind starting the initiative “Drop Dead Foundation” on the first video of Mumbai’s urban warrior series on Databaaz.
Urban warriors is a 5 part series on Databaaz documenting the work of everyday heroes of Mumbai