Holistic water management system- need of the hour

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation.   Source: DTE Context: With the rapid growth of cities, water demand has exponentially increased. Even as aspirations cause people to migrate to urban areas, water depletion and scarcity remains a huge challenge staring at people’s faces in the near future. Thus, water management needs to …

WMO report on terrestrial water storage (TWS) loss:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: A report on terrestrial water storage (TWS) loss- 2021 State of Climate Services- was recently released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).   What is terrestrial water storage (TWS)? TWS is the sum of all water on the land surface and in the subsurface, ie surface …