Geography

Water Scarcity in Most Cases Is Caused by Over Exploitation, Excessive Use and Unequal Access to Water Among, Different Social Groups. Explain the Meaning of the Statement With the Help of Examples.

We can understand the meaning of the above statement through these examples: After a heavy downpour, a boy collects drinking water in Kolkata. A Kashmiri earthquake survivor carries water in the snow in a devastated ‘ village. A Rajasthani woman balances her matka and travels large distances to collect water.

How Have Intensive Industrialization and Urbanization Posed a Great Pressure on Existing Freshwater Resources in India. Explain.

Post independent India witnessed intensive industrialisation and urbanisation. Arrival of MNC’s: Apart from fresh water they require electricity which comes from hydroelectric power. Multiplying urban centers with large and dense populations and urban life styles have not only added to water and energy requirements, but have further aggravated the problem. Large-scale migration from rural to …

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Describe Any Three Traditional Methods of Rainwater Harvesting Adopted in Different Parts of India.

In hilly and mountainous regions, people build diversion channels like ‘gul’ or ‘kul’ in Western Himalaya for agriculture. Roof-top rainwater harvesting was commonly practised to store drinking water particularly in Rajasthan. In West Bengal, people develop inundation channels to irrigate their fields. In semi-arid regions agricultural fields are converted into rainfed storage structures that allowed …

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