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SakshiMemberMay 8, 2021 at 9:59 am::
It is need of an hour to save water. Water is an essential component of survival.. With rising levels of pollution, water resources are depleting rapidly.
The entire Earth consists of 71% of water, out of which only a small percentage is drinkable freshwater.
It is therefore very essential to save water to save lives.
Water saving is an universal responsibility of every person who lives on this earth. In order to save water, we have to adapt various means that can help in maintaining the level of fresh water on earth. As the accessibility of freshwater is depleting water conservation and saving initiatives are increasing to save water for future generations.
The reason for freshwater shortage can be too much wastage of freshwater and careless use of water on daily uses. Second can be the pollution from industries that adds untreated water to the rivers and lakes on a daily basis. The third reason can be pesticides and chemical fertilizers are also polluting the freshwater. Apart from this, sewage waste is also dumped into rivers that pollute water.
There are many ways in which we can save water and minimize their pollution. Besides, these methods include proper treatment of industrial water before dumping them into rivers. Also, using only the required amount of water and avoiding wastage. Apart from that, we can make people aware about water problems by means of social campaigns and other ways.
Water covers 70% of the earth surface but freshwater for drinking and other uses are about only 2.5%. Also, this makes water one of the scarce resources that the entire human race consumes. Apart from that, it we reduce the amount of water we daily use for various activities like bathing, laundry, watering plants, etc. Then we can really be able to save water for our future generations.
Below are various tips to save water.
*We must make our personal responsibility to save water daily.
*We can install canals on our rooftops so that rainwater can be reused for household purposes or can recharge groundwater.
*Use the full capacity of our washing machine while washing clothes.
*Water the plants in the evening to minimize the evaporation.
*Instead of shower use buckets because it saves a lot of water.
*Don’t let the tap running while washing face or hands or while brushing.
*Increase awareness about save water initiative in locality, school and neighborhood.
*Educate children about water saving from an early age so they can understand it’s value.
After all, we have done till now to save water is not enough. Also, it is the most vital resource that we have received from Mother Nature. Apart from that, it is also very important for other forms of life on earth like plants, animals and birds. The quantity of fresh water is only limited to ground water, rivers and lakes. Hence, it becomes our duty to safeguard what remains of this precious resource for our future.
Also, we require action plans to keep a check on the water pollution that is making it unfit for use. Everyone should take step to save water to save lives.