Local traders have boycotted the two companies over alleged excessive water usage © Karthikeyan Pandian
Local traders have boycotted the two companies over alleged excessive water usage © Karthikeyan Pandian

Indian water ban on Coca-Cola and Pepsi lifted

22 March 2017

A court order banning Coca-Cola and Pepsi from drawing water from an Indian river, imposed after locals claimed the firms were overexploiting it, has been revoked.

The Madras High Court revoked the order, ending a four-month embargo on bottling plants, after hearing from the government that only surplus water was channelled to the firms.

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