International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Economics | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

Water for Life: Issues and Challenges

B. Suresh Lal [5]

Abstract: This paper analysis signification of water in the present day scenario, the human right to water and basic water requirements for sustainability of life. The issues and challenges involved in water in Global, South Asia, and India levels were emphasized. The water crisis in the world, its impact on women in developing countries is a serious issue. How to manage water resources for sustainable development is focused in this paper. The impact of water on health outcomes and faecal contamination of drinking water supplies affects adversely on health. Water scarcity, insecurity, and cost have been analyzed. How people and countries experiencing different levels of water stress was examined. India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat. Currently, 600 million Indians face high to extreme water stress and about two lakh people die every year due to inadequate access to safe water. Top cities in India will run out of groundwater, impacting 100 million people and threatening crops and livestock. Thousands of villagers have abandoned their homes in a desperate search for water as the crisis has left village pumps and wells dry. The researcher provided suitable suggestions to save water.

Keywords: Water, sustainable development, water crisis, water stress, save water

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,

Pages: 1949 - 1957

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