Urbanisation is considered to be a development which has helped in the standard of living of the human population. Industrialization and urbanization are beneficial to the human population but at the same time pose a threat to the other natural resources.
a. Many multinational companies are being set up in India, and they consume a large amount of water and resources, putting pressure on existing resources.
b. 22% of the total electricity produced in India comes from hydroelectricity. Industrial units have not only polluted the water but also contributed to the huge consumption of water.
c. Improvement in the quality of lifestyle has resulted in a higher level of consumption due to increased technological and infrastructural demand.
d. Housing societies overexploit the water resources, especially during the summers, to meet their personal needs.
e. The pollution and industrial consumption of water should be controlled, especially freshwater.
Freshwater resources which are endangered global resource are further disturbed by intensive industrialization and urbanization.
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