imbalance

Asked by meghagrao | 9th Jan, 2009, 12:46: PM

Expert Answer:

Imbalances in water cycle can be caused due to several reasons. These include changes in climatic conditions, water pollution, and overuse of water resources.

Human activities that alter the water cycle include:

  • agriculture
  • alteration of the chemical composition of the atmosphere
  • construction of dams
  • deforestation and afforestation
  • removal of groundwater from wells
  • water abstraction from rivers
  • urbanization

Answered by  | 9th Jan, 2009, 09:52: PM

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