Natural resources are our main source of our needs and are fast dwindling. The natural climatic cycles have become erratic with global warming, with water, fuel etc. are reaching critical levels even where it is most unexpected.
With changing climatic patterns caused by global warming, it will become harder and harder to predict monsoon patterns. As a result, water availability across the world is expected to decrease even further.
To understand how much water we waste, try this at home: The next time you brush your teeth, leave the water running and place a large bowl under the tap as you brush your teeth. When you finish, use measuring cups to see how much water ran down the drain while you were brushing. Multiply that by the number of times a day you brush your teeth. Then multiply that by 365 for a year's worth of tooth brushing.
to save water
Turn off taps while brushing your teeth, soaping clothes and scrubbing vessels.
Fixing leaking taps doesn't take much, but it can save a significant amount of water.
Using a bucket instead of a shower to bathe can reduce your water consumption by 80%.
Energy star rated dishwashers and washing machines use less water. Try and get them for your home.
Install faucet aerators, low-flowing showerheads and toilets with smaller flush tanks.
Water treatment plants and rainwater harvesting systems can recycle water on a large scale. But to recycle water on your own, you can do simple things like using the water in which vegetables have been washed to water plants.