Groundwater depletion must be arrested

22 Mar 2022

In India, out of available water resources of 1,123 billion cubic meter (bcm), 433 bcm comes from groundwater and the remaining from surface water. Groundwater is the main source of domestic water supply for both rural and urban areas as more than 80 per cent of supply is sourced through it, making the country the largest user of groundwater in the world.

Drinking water
Ground water
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