What are the measures to avoid water crisis?

S Venkateshwari
What are the measures to avoid water crisis?

Even though there is a prediction of water shortage in india by 2050, there are still many states in the country which are facing the brunt of water shortage. These states also include the capital Delhi. In such a situation, along with the central government, we all should take concrete steps towards water conservation at our level. For example, rainwater harvesting systems can be installed in homes, buildings, and public places to collect rainwater. Apart from this, water wastage can be reduced by using techniques like drip and sprinkler irrigation for agriculture.

Surdata-face and groundwater sources can be efficiently managed by making a holistic plan for water management. Water storage and groundwater recharge can be promoted by developing catchment areas. Apart from this, water monitoring can be improved with the help of smart metering and other wallet PLATFORM' target='_blank' title='digital-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW">digital technologies. Polluted water can be reused by using the latest technologies for water purification.

Need to bring strict water laws.

In view of the increasing water crisis in the country, strict laws can be made for water conservation and management and their strict compliance can be ensured. By making the water supply equitable, priority can be given to those areas where there is really a shortage of water. Apart from this, the central and state governments can run awareness campaigns to explain the importance of water conservation. Efforts can be made to conserve water at the community level by involving local communities in water management.

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