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Managing and Sanctifying Water Bodies

  • Vinod TareEmail author
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Part of the Springer Water book series (SPWA)

Abstract

The water bodies, which are considered to be the lifeline for India’s livelihood and ecology, are rapidly degrading because of various socioeconomic and environmental reasons. There is an urgent need to salvage our water bodies with an involvement not only by government but also through decentralized approach involving communities, local bodies, NGOs and academia. They should be managed on basin scale with an understanding of human/technology/environment interaction of the basin.

Notes

Acknowledgements

Assistance provided by Dr. Gautam Roy and Mr. Shyam Prasad in collating the information and preparing the manuscript is highly appreciated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Environmental Engineering and Management, Department of Civil EngineeringIIT KanpurKanpurIndia

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