(a) Identify A, B and C in the above figure.



(b) How do industries contribute to ground water depletion?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 11th Mar, 2015, 02:37: PM

Expert Answer:

(a)

A - Water table

B - Aquifer

C - Stream

(b) The number of industries is increasing continuously to cater to the needs of the growing population. Water is needed at several steps in all the industrial production process and this water is usually drawn from the ground. Thus industries contribute to ground water depletion.

Answered by  | 11th Mar, 2015, 04:37: PM