Bardev Singh (right), 38, is accompanied by two PHD students as he checks the rivers velocity and depth. He works for the National Institute of Hydrology at the weather station in Bhojbasa, 4 kilometres downstream from Gaumukh. Four times a day monitors the river and weather conditons. “I see the glacier getting smaller for every year,” he says. “I am very worried as I can see the rate increasing, but what can I do?” Bardev day he .