Water scarcity is caused by poor management of available water resources and the depletion of fresh water resources. According to the United Nations Development Programme, poor management of water resources is one of the... More »

Water scarcity is the lack of adequate water resources needed to supply the demand for water in a region. Water scarcity can be a consequence of poor management of available water resources or the lack of adequate natura... More »

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A common cause of dirty water includes the dumping of waste and sewage into water supplies. The practice of open defecation that seeps into water supplies is also a common factor of dirty and unsafe water. More »

Water scarcity is the lack of adequate water resources needed to supply the demand for water in a region. Water scarcity can be a consequence of poor management of available water resources or the lack of adequate natura... More »

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Overconsumption, or people consuming resources faster than they can be replenished, is the main cause of resource depletion. Overpopulation, industrial and technological development, erosion, deforestation, over-fishing,... More »

According to the Foundation for Sustainable Development, India's high population, coupled with its comparatively small geographic size, has resulted in major environmental degradation, including the loss of forests and t... More »

Water quality is important because it directly affects the health of the people, animals and plants that drink or otherwise utilize the water. When water quality is compromised, its usage puts users at risk of developing... More »