A woman fills a bottle from the tap at the Seth Gangalal V. Mulji Nandlal fountain. Researchers and water rights activist say the pandemic has exacerbated the huge inequality in Mumbai’s water supply, with lower-income families struggling to find affordable and safe water.

A woman fills up a bottle of water from the tap at the Seth Gangalal V. Mulji Nandlal Pyaav or drinking water fountain.