97% of the water is salt water and only 3% pure water make the equitable distribution of water difficult over the surface of the earth.
Most part of water is trapped in the form of glaciers and polar ice which makes the fresh water least available to the fauna over the earth.
Increasing world population is a threat to the proper distribution of water over the different parts of the world.
The loss of the wetland has caused the acute shortage of fresh water resources across the world.
|Answer : Option C|
|The major contributing factor for the scarcity of the water resources is the increasing population of the world. With the increase in the population the demand for water grows as more water is required for agriculture, industry and for domestic uses. With the limited resources of water, population becomes really a contributing factor.|
|All India||Andhra Pradesh||Arunachal Pradesh|
|Haryana||Himachal Pradesh||Jammu & Kashmir|
|Uttar Pradesh||West Bengal||Assam|