Necessity of Planned Water Supply Scheme
No life can exist without water. Water is as essential for life as air is .It has been estimated that two-thirds of the human body is constituted of water. Water is absolutely essential not only for the survival of human beings, but also for plants, animals and all other living beings.
Water is used for:
Bathing and washing
Recreation – swimming pools, fountains
Drinking and cooking
Watering lawns and garden
Heating and AC systems
Steam power and industrial purposes.
Fire fighting. Etc.
It is necessary that the water required for their needs must be good. It should not contain;
In order to ensure the availability of sufficient quantities of good quality water it is essential to plan and build suitable water supply schemes .Provision of such a scheme shall ensure a constant and a reliable water supply to that section of the people for which it has been designed.
The objectives of water supply scheme are :
To supply safe and wholesome water to consumers.
To supply water in sufficient quantities.
To supply water at convenient points and timings.
To supply water at a reasonable cost to the users.
To encourage personal and household cleanliness of users.
Benefits of planned water supply schemes are :
It helps in supplying safe wholesome water to the people for drinking, cooking, bathing , washing etc.
Keep the diseases away and thereby promoting better health
Help in supplying water for fountains, gardens etc. and thus helping in maintaining better sanitation and beautification of the surrounding.
It shall ensure safety against fire by supplying sufficient quantities of water to extinguish it.
It helps in attracting industries ( since industries require large quantities of water ) and thereby helping in industrialisation and modernisation of the society, consequently reducing unemployment and ensuring better living standards.
Help in promoting wealth and welfare of the entire humanity as a whole modernisation of the society, consequently reducing unemployment and ensuring better living standards.
Help in promoting wealth and welfare of the entire humanity as a whole