Category Archives: water

India Facing Worst Water Crisis In History, Nearly 60 Crore People Affected: Niti Aayog Report

  According to Niti Aayog, India is facing worst Water Crisis .The Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Social Justice Empowerment, Rattan Lal Kataria on Monday, December 9 in Rajya Sabha said that India is facing a severe water … Continue reading

Posted in earth, Grounwater, India, opinions, water | Leave a comment

Watershed: An Area of Land that Drains Water to the Lowest Point

Everyone lives, works or plays in a watershed. What is a Watershed  An area of land that drains water to the lowest point—a river, stream, lake, or ocean. It  is an area of land that catches rain and snow and … Continue reading

Posted in Class Notes, earth, Ecosystem, water | Tagged | Leave a comment

बारिश किस चिड़िया का नाम?:जल-संकट-2 (साबलखेड़-योगिता के गांव)

Originally posted on Hillele:
हम सबको बारिश बहुत अच्छी लगती है न! सिनेमा के परदे पर जब नायक बारिश में भीगता हुआ नायिका के सामने प्रेम-प्रस्ताव रखता है, हम उसमें अपने-आप को ढूंढने लगते हैं. अगर आप उत्तर भारतीय हैं…

Posted in earth, Grounwater, Hindi Posts, India, opinions, water | Leave a comment

Qanats: Underground Aqueducts- A reliable Source of Water in Arid Climate

 Qanat are series of well-like vertical shafts, connected by gently sloping tunnels. they create a reliable supply of water for human settlements and irrigation in hot, arid, and semi-arid climates.  Persians started constructed elaborate tunnel systems called qanats for getting groundwater in … Continue reading

Posted in water | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments