Major cities in India are facing an acute shortage of potable water. List various reasons that could led to this situation. Suggest some measures to conserve drinking water.

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Various reasons for shortages of portable water:
● pollution of fresh water bodies
● lack of proper supply facility of water
● drying up of lakes,rivers,groundwater etc.
●acute rainfall

Measures that can be taken:
-planting trees
-proper disposal of garbage
-creating awareness among people
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And also by not wasting water.
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