Quick depletion of clean and drinking water should make alarm bells go off this very instant in everyone’s mind. As per the Economic Times, India is under serious threat as 50% of the country is grappling with the water crisis. Several factors like deforestation, urbanization, removal of ponds contribute to the grave situation. Can you see the approaching dystopia?
NASA reported that the water table in India is declining at a rate of 0.3 meters every year. World Bank, underlying the Ganga River Basin has notified that the drinking water shortage will shrink as low as 39% in some states by 2040.
Most of us are already aware of these statistics shared by news channels every day, but what we are clueless about is where did all the water go? The problem of the water crisis has a solution, and that is to be implemented right now.
Are we doing enough of saving? Among many ways of saving water, storing rainwater is the most essential yet the most ignored one. The problem of the water crisis has a solution, and that is to be implemented right now.
Rainwater harvesting can help us with 70%-80% of our daily water requirements it is an easy and cost-effective method to save rainwater for not just the present but also for our future generations. Rainwater can be used not just for secondary purposes but also as a major source for drinking water as it is the best source of fresh water.
Sewage Treatment will help in restoring the groundwater levels. It will protect the water bodies from getting contaminated, ensuring a better supply of clean drinking water.
People should be more aware of the water issues, thereby enforcing ways to cut the wastage of water. Water plants can be installed for curbing water contamination and purifying water, making it fit for consumption.
Smart water management using IoT With the aid of technology, water distribution and management is possible.
We should also start saving our water bodies that is providing us with fresh water.
Sourced from Rite Water Solutions