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WATER CRISIS
“Prediction of 3rd world
war”
• The land to water ratio of earth is about
70% water, 30% land. Water is vital for all
known forms of life. Now if water is
considered to be 30% and land to be 70%
in the present scenario all of a sudden, we
are going to find a remarkable change.
• Due to the rise in population
demands of water also rise up.
• The water was not sufficient
to fulfill the demands of people
WHAT IS WATER
CRISIS?
There are several manifestations of the
water crisis.
Water provides the Earth with
the capacity of supporting life.
Water has always been
perceived as a gift from the god as
it rained from the heavens.
Water has played a role not only
in the history of countries, but in
religion, mythology, and art.
Water is our lifeline that feeds
us. In ancient cultures water
Water Usage:-
Drinking: human body needs
75% water to do work of our
daily life.
Water is necessary for power
generation that is one of the
basic need.
Agriculture: In India 75%of
people are dependent on
The BOLIVIA Water War was a
series of protests that took place
in Bolivia's third largest city,
between December 1999 and April
2000 in response to
the privatization of the city's
municipal water supply company
“Semapa”.
How they suffer?
The Government's reply was
that "There is nothing to
negotiate”.
• On February 42,000, thousands
marching in protest were met by troops.
• Two days of clashes occurred with the
police using teargas.
• Almost 200 demonstrators were
arrested,70 protesters and 51 policemen
were injured.
• The Bolivian Government announced that it was
breaking the contract it signed last year that sold the
region’s water system.
April 8, 2000
As of 10 am Saturday morning Bolivia was declared to
be under martial law by President Hugo Banzer.
History
Of Water Management
In ancient times, houses in
parts of western Rajasthan
were built so that each had a
rooftop water harvesting
system. Rainwater from
these rooftops was directed
into underground tanks. This
system can be seen even
today in all the forts, palaces
• Saurashtra had been
seeing consecutive drought
years in the 1980s. In 1986,
it rained a bit, but far from
enough. By February 1986,
all the sources of water in
Rajkot, the biggest city of
Saurashtra with a
population of around five
lakh then, had almost dried
up.
States like Punjab are squabbling
over ownership of river waters.
 In water-scarce Orissa, farmers
have reportedly breached
embankment Back in Farakka,
villagers are washing clothes in the
shallow waters of the power station
canal and children are crossing by
 Thousands of villagers in drought-hit
region of
Maharashtra depend on tankers for
water.
• Ground water is limited in India and it is
soon being depleted. On account of water
crisis, farmers have been using a
tremendous amount of such water for their
crops. Bringing back ground water level is
a natural phenomenon.
• Preserve the Lakes and Forest and
populate them. Population should be
managed.
• Less pressure on resources can be kept .
MANN Ki BAAT
Prime Minister
Narendra Modi On
Sunday Called For
Water
Conservation
Through A Mass
Movement And
Appealed To
Farmers And
Villagers To
Adopt Innovative
The PM said the village has also
adopted sprinklers, drip irrigation,
water harvesting and water
recharging methods in a big way.
“Rain water should be preserved”
Turning to efforts to clean
Ganga, he said, "This task (of
cleaning Ganga) can never
succeed without people's
participation and we all have to
International discussions
on water crises
• After 10 years, we’re finally at the end of the
UN Water for Life Decade 2005-2015. Since
2005, we have been managing complexity
on a global scale. Interactions have
increased exponentially thanks to social
media and the Internet; but we can’t help but
regret the missed opportunities. There were
many. And now we have a full stop.
Why Do We Need Water Management
• We all know water is the most precious
resource among all. Today we all are
facing the biggest problem that is
scarcity of water drinking water as the
level of water is continually decreasing.
In many countries people die because
of contaminated water as they do not
have any water resources that contain
pure water.
“The wars of the twenty-first century
will be fought over water”
At the current consumption rate, this
situation will only get worse. By 2025,
two-thirds of the world’s population
may face water shortages. And
ecosystems around the world will suffer
even more.
Save Water For Future Generation
Save water, save life!
Water crisis is one of the
major issues that the
world is facing and it is
the responsibility,
perhaps the duty of each
one of us to contribute
towards water
management. Intelligent
utilization of water
• Water being one of the most essential
necessity of life, becoming an increasing
scare resource, needs careful planning
and management.
• The need of the hour is sustainable
water management, specially in the
context of meeting the demands of an
increasing population.
What
Scientist
Appeal ?
• Already a billion people, or one in seven people
on the planet, lack access to safe drinking
water. Britain, of course, is currently at the other
extreme. Great swaths of the country are
drowning in misery, after a series of Atlantic
storms off the south-western coast. But that too
is part of the picture that has been coming into
sharper focus over 12 years of the Grace
satellite record. Countries at northern latitudes
and in the tropics are getting wetter. But those
countries at mid-latitude are running
increasingly low on water.
“A drop of water is worth more than a
sack of gold to a thirsty man.”
WATER CRISIS “Prediction of 3rd world war”

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WATER CRISIS “Prediction of 3rd world war”

  • 1.
  • 2. WATER CRISIS “Prediction of 3rd world war”
  • 3. • The land to water ratio of earth is about 70% water, 30% land. Water is vital for all known forms of life. Now if water is considered to be 30% and land to be 70% in the present scenario all of a sudden, we are going to find a remarkable change. • Due to the rise in population demands of water also rise up. • The water was not sufficient to fulfill the demands of people
  • 5.
  • 6. There are several manifestations of the water crisis.
  • 7. Water provides the Earth with the capacity of supporting life. Water has always been perceived as a gift from the god as it rained from the heavens. Water has played a role not only in the history of countries, but in religion, mythology, and art. Water is our lifeline that feeds us. In ancient cultures water
  • 8.
  • 9. Water Usage:- Drinking: human body needs 75% water to do work of our daily life. Water is necessary for power generation that is one of the basic need. Agriculture: In India 75%of people are dependent on
  • 10.
  • 11. The BOLIVIA Water War was a series of protests that took place in Bolivia's third largest city, between December 1999 and April 2000 in response to the privatization of the city's municipal water supply company “Semapa”.
  • 13. The Government's reply was that "There is nothing to negotiate”. • On February 42,000, thousands marching in protest were met by troops. • Two days of clashes occurred with the police using teargas. • Almost 200 demonstrators were arrested,70 protesters and 51 policemen were injured.
  • 14.
  • 15. • The Bolivian Government announced that it was breaking the contract it signed last year that sold the region’s water system. April 8, 2000 As of 10 am Saturday morning Bolivia was declared to be under martial law by President Hugo Banzer.
  • 17. In ancient times, houses in parts of western Rajasthan were built so that each had a rooftop water harvesting system. Rainwater from these rooftops was directed into underground tanks. This system can be seen even today in all the forts, palaces
  • 18.
  • 19. • Saurashtra had been seeing consecutive drought years in the 1980s. In 1986, it rained a bit, but far from enough. By February 1986, all the sources of water in Rajkot, the biggest city of Saurashtra with a population of around five lakh then, had almost dried up.
  • 20. States like Punjab are squabbling over ownership of river waters.  In water-scarce Orissa, farmers have reportedly breached embankment Back in Farakka, villagers are washing clothes in the shallow waters of the power station canal and children are crossing by  Thousands of villagers in drought-hit region of Maharashtra depend on tankers for water.
  • 21.
  • 22. • Ground water is limited in India and it is soon being depleted. On account of water crisis, farmers have been using a tremendous amount of such water for their crops. Bringing back ground water level is a natural phenomenon. • Preserve the Lakes and Forest and populate them. Population should be managed. • Less pressure on resources can be kept .
  • 24. Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Sunday Called For Water Conservation Through A Mass Movement And Appealed To Farmers And Villagers To Adopt Innovative
  • 25. The PM said the village has also adopted sprinklers, drip irrigation, water harvesting and water recharging methods in a big way. “Rain water should be preserved” Turning to efforts to clean Ganga, he said, "This task (of cleaning Ganga) can never succeed without people's participation and we all have to
  • 26. International discussions on water crises • After 10 years, we’re finally at the end of the UN Water for Life Decade 2005-2015. Since 2005, we have been managing complexity on a global scale. Interactions have increased exponentially thanks to social media and the Internet; but we can’t help but regret the missed opportunities. There were many. And now we have a full stop.
  • 27. Why Do We Need Water Management • We all know water is the most precious resource among all. Today we all are facing the biggest problem that is scarcity of water drinking water as the level of water is continually decreasing. In many countries people die because of contaminated water as they do not have any water resources that contain pure water.
  • 28. “The wars of the twenty-first century will be fought over water”
  • 29. At the current consumption rate, this situation will only get worse. By 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population may face water shortages. And ecosystems around the world will suffer even more.
  • 30. Save Water For Future Generation Save water, save life! Water crisis is one of the major issues that the world is facing and it is the responsibility, perhaps the duty of each one of us to contribute towards water management. Intelligent utilization of water
  • 31. • Water being one of the most essential necessity of life, becoming an increasing scare resource, needs careful planning and management. • The need of the hour is sustainable water management, specially in the context of meeting the demands of an increasing population.
  • 33. • Already a billion people, or one in seven people on the planet, lack access to safe drinking water. Britain, of course, is currently at the other extreme. Great swaths of the country are drowning in misery, after a series of Atlantic storms off the south-western coast. But that too is part of the picture that has been coming into sharper focus over 12 years of the Grace satellite record. Countries at northern latitudes and in the tropics are getting wetter. But those countries at mid-latitude are running increasingly low on water.
  • 34. “A drop of water is worth more than a sack of gold to a thirsty man.”