Water Facts

Water Facts
-Susan Sharma

India has two sources of fresh water — surface water and groundwater. Surface water — with rivers as its main source — is being relentlessly utilised through dams. These dams have robbed some rivers of their usual water flow, while diverting the course of others.

As much as 55% of India’s total water supply comes from groundwater resources.   Unbridled exploitation has led groundwater levels to plummet dangerously.

How much do we know about this precious natural resource called water?

Attempt our online quiz to know a few water facts.  

Photo Susan Sharma

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