Assessment of fuel choices in a hilly region of Uttarakhand, India

Niraj Sharma, Rajni Dhyani
2018 International Journal of Society Systems Science  
Uttarakhand state is blessed with major water resources including large reverine system with its tributaries. In spite of the plethora of water resources, the people of the state are facing the problem of safe fresh water due to slope factor, management issues, urban conglomeration, deforestation and other environmental factors as discussed in the article. Besides this, an integrated approach considering the national water policy in state context is urgently required in difficult topographic
more » ... cult topographic and changing climatic conditions. The present article highlights the hydrogeology of the state, sustainable water resources including traditional water resources, drinking water supply system in state, Uttaranchal Koop, bank filtration technology. Furthermore, various suggestions are also incorporated for the fortification of water resources of the state. Cite This Article:
doi:10.1504/ijsss.2018.10010567 fatcat:upv2ytyvingynfnwtjvydg6554