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or improved design or process implemented to reduce water loss. . Water efficiency is a tool of water conservation. A water conservation measure is an action. or use. or. use or waste. behavioural change. technology. Improved water management practices that reduce or enhance the beneficial use of water. device. A reduction in water use accomplished by implementation of water conservation or water efficiency measures. waste.Water conservation Water conservation can be defined as: Any beneficial reduction in water loss.
WHY DO WE NEED WATER MANAGEMENT? We need to save water as it results in more efficient water use and thus reduces water demand.g. the withdrawal of fresh water from an ecosystem should not exceed its natural replacement rate . energy or chemicals) To ensure availability for future generations. Minimizing human water use helps to preserve fresh water habitats for local wildlife and migrating waterfowl. as well as reducing the need to build new dams and other water diversion infrastructure . In some regions of the world (for example. . Water pumping. delivery. The value and cost-effectiveness of a water efficiency measure must be evaluated in relation to its effects on the use and cost of other natural resources (e. and wastewater treatment facilities consume a significant amount of energy. California) over 15% of total electricity consumption is devoted to water management.
Dual flush toilets use up to 67% less water than conventional toilets. Faucet aerators. as conventional Western toilets use large volumes of water. which break water flow into fine droplets to maintain "wetting effectiveness" while using less water. See also wastewater reuse. Wastewater reuse or recycling systems. Automatic faucet is a water conservation faucet that eliminates water waste at the faucet. due to less water being heated. These have a dramatic impact in the developed world. Saline water (sea water) or rain water can be used for flushing toilets.How to save water ? 1)HOUSE HOLD APPLICATIONS : Low-flow shower heads sometimes called energy-efficient shower heads as they also use less energy. . Low-flush toilets and composting toilets. Dual-flush toilets created by caroma includes two buttons or handles to flush different levels of water. An additional benefit is that they reduce splashing while washing hands and dishes. instead of letting a hose run. It automates the use of faucets without the using of hands. and ² Recycling of wastewater through purification at a water treatment plant. Rainwater harvesting High-efficiency cloth washing Weather-based irrigation controllers Garden hose nozzles that shut off water when it is not being used. allowing: ² Reuse of gray water for flushing toilets or watering gardens.
Infrared or foot-operated faucets.2)COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS Waterless urinals. for use in hospitals and health care facilities. Pressurized water brooms. which can be used instead of a hose to clean sidewalks. . Water-saving steam sterilizers. X-ray film processor re-circulation systems. Waterless car washes. which can save water by using short bursts of water for rinsing in a kitchen or bathroom. Cooling tower conductivity controllers.
as parts of a field may receive excess water in order to deliver sufficient quantities to other parts. gives a much more equal and controlled distribution pattern. the oldest and most common type. . runoff or subsurface drainage. Overhead irrigation . using centre-pivot or lateral-moving sprinklers.3)Agricultural applications For crop irrigation. Drip irrigation is the most expensive and least-used type. An evaporation pan can be used to determine how much water is required to irrigate the land. Flood irrigation . optimal water efficiency means minimizing losses due to evaporation. but offers the best results in delivering water to plant roots with minimal losses. is often very uneven in distribution.
let me show you our dark future where.We need to conserve water because ³it is the driver of the nature. there is no water««« .´ If you do not believe .
THIS IS OUR WORLD AFTER 50 YEARS««« .
..There will be not enough water to drink ² would lead to severe kidney problems««. . Towels and oil would be used to clean the body««.
All the rivers. dams and underground water beds are either dry or contaminated««««««««« . lakes.
Industries would come virtually to a standstill and unemployment reached dramatic proportions«««. And people will have no good work to do«. ..
And skin cancer will be the main cause of death. ..The outside appearance of the people would be horrible: wrinkled. emaciated bodies due to dehydration«.
And those who could not pay.People would have to pay for the air they breathe«««. . would be expelled from the ´ventilated zonesµ with huge mechanical lungs driven by solar power««««.
because they belonged to the generation which contributed to the destruction of the environment«««« And the price would be paid by the youth .And then the aged people would not stop feeling guilty.
. save water . save life !!!!! As water crisis is one of the major issues that the world is facing and it is the responsibility.So. Intelligent utilisation of water resources is the need of the hour. perhaps the duty of each one of us to contribute towards water management.