Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.
Which one of the following types describes water as a resource?
Which one of the following rivers has the highest replenishable ground water resource in the country?
Which of the following figures in cubic kilometres correctly shows the total annual precipitation in India?
Which one of the following south Indian states has the highest groundwater utilisation (in per cent) of its total ground water potential?
The highest proportion of the total water used in the country is in which
one of the following sectors?
Answer the following questions in about 30 words.
It is said that the water resources in India have been depleting very fast.
Discuss the factors responsible for depletion of water resources?
What factors are responsible for the highest groundwater development in the states of Punjab, Haryana, and Tamil Nadu?
Why the share of agricultural sector in total water used in the country is expected to decline?
What can be possible impacts of consumption of contaminated/unclean water on the people?
Answer the following questions in not more than 150 words.
Discuss the availability of water resources in the country and factors that determine its spatial distribution?
The depleting water resources may lead to social conflicts and disputes.
Elaborate it with suitable examples?
What is watershed management? Do you think it can play an important role in sustainable development?