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Title:
WATER SCARCITY: A SWORD OF DAMOCLES HANGING OVER THE HEADS OF COMING GENERATION

Authors:
VINU GOVIND

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VINU GOVIND
Research Scholar, S. B. College, Changanassery.

MLA 8
GOVIND, VINU. "WATER SCARCITY: A SWORD OF DAMOCLES HANGING OVER THE HEADS OF COMING GENERATION." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 6968-6974, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=490. Accessed Dec. 2018.
APA
GOVIND, V. (2018, December). WATER SCARCITY: A SWORD OF DAMOCLES HANGING OVER THE HEADS OF COMING GENERATION. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(12), 6968-6974. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=490
Chicago
GOVIND, VINU. "WATER SCARCITY: A SWORD OF DAMOCLES HANGING OVER THE HEADS OF COMING GENERATION." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 12 (December 2018), 6968-6974. Accessed December, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=490.

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Abstract:
Water is the most precious gift of nature. It is relevant in the chemistry of all biological systems. Water is the deliverer of life on earth. Great rivers were the wombs of great civilizations. This point out the fact that humans had recognized the importance and necessity of water in maintaining life on earth. It is the most powerful element on the planet. Water is vital for agricultural, industrial, household, recreational and environmental activities. Among these, water for drinking purpose is the most fundamental one.