CBSE Class 10 Geography Chapter 3 Notes - Water Resources

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The 3rd chapter of class 10 geography is water resources. In the class 10 geography chapter 3 notes, the topics that are going to be discussed are the sources of water and the scarcity of water and the problem related to it. The water resources notes also cover the topic of dams construction over rivers. In the water resources class 10 notes, the topic of water-conserving is also going to be discussed. The water resources notes cover all the necessary topics that are extremely important for the board examination. It can save you time and will positively affect your result.

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Explain how water becomes a renewable resource?

Water is considered to be a renewable source. Rainfall is the main reason that the surface water and the groundwater get recharged within a short period due to three processes in the hydrological cycle. These processes are – Evaporation, Condensation and Precipitation. Overexploitation of water sources leads to water scarcity. Water scarcity is nothing but the shortage of water, and it may happen due to several reasons like water use in dry season agriculture, water pollution that turns water sources useless etcetera.

2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of multi-purpose river projects?

The advantages of multi-purpose river projects include Irrigation, Flood prevention, Hydrolytic electricity generation, Inland navigation, and Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes. The disadvantages of multi-purpose river projects are Aquatic flora and fauna get affected, The water flow gets affected, Land submerged in the surrounding areas, Land rehabilitation problem on a large scale and many ecological consequences.