12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2017 Outside Delhi Set-I

  • question_answer 'Indiscriminate use of water by increasing population and industrial expansion has led to degradation of the water quality considerably in India.' Explain the values that can help in maintaining the quality of water.

    Answer:

    Indiscriminate use of water by increasing population and industrial expansion has led to degradation of the quality of water considerably.
    Values that can help in maintaining the quality of water are:
    (1) Water pollution is a source of various water-borne diseases. The diseases commonly caused due to contaminated water are diarrhoea, intestinal worms, hepatitis etc., so water available from rivers, canals, lakes should be purified. Various health organizations should take care of it.
    (2) It is the responsibility of community not to dispose garbage waste in water. Time by time water pollution should be checked. Water contamination should be regularly supervised for e.g., project of Ganga cleaning.          
    (3) Haryali is the water shed development stated by the government of India follow their guidelines.
    (4) Industries which are located on the river banks should be monitored for the waste disposals. They should not be throwing the waste in the river.


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