3 Impact of the Drinking Water Quality for the Tribal area People in India: Review

C Patil, D Shinde
2016 New Man International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies   unpublished
The rural population of India comprises more than 700 million people residing in about 1.42 million habitations spread over 15 diverse ecological regions. It is true that providing drinking water to such a large population is an enormous challenge. Our country is also characterized by non-uniformity in level of awareness, socioeconomic development, education, poverty, practices and rituals which add to the complexity of providing water. There can be little doubt that water is a basic necessity
more » ... or the survival of humans. There is interplay of various factors that govern access and utilization of water resources and in light of the increasing demand for water it becomes important to look for holistic and people-centre approaches for water management. of waste and pollution. The problem is sometimes aggravated due to the non-uniform distribution of rainfall. Individual practices also play an important role in determining the quality of water.