Here are some false statements. Identify the mistakes and rewrite them correctly.

Q.1 (iii):- Here are some false statements. Identify the mistakes and rewrite them correctly.
(a) Multiplying urban centers with large and dense populations with urban lifestyles have helped in proper utilizations of water resources.
(b) Regulating and damming of rivers does not affect the river’s natural flow and its sediment flow.
(c) In Gujarat, the Sabarmati basin farmers were not agitated when higher priority was given to water supply in urban areas, particularly during droughts.
(d) Today in Rajasthan, the practice of rooftop rainwater harvesting has gained popularity despite high water availability due to Rajasthan Canal.

 

Answer :-

(a) Multiplying urban centers with large and dense populations with urban lifestyles have added to the water and energy requirements and thus, caused the over exploitation of water resources.
(b) Regulating and damming of rivers affect their natural flow and causes the sediment to settle at the bottom early.
(c) In Gujarat, the Sabarmati basin farmers agitated over the higher priority given to water supply in urban areas, particularly during droughts.
(d) Today in Rajasthan, the practice of rooftop rainwater harvesting is on decline as plenty of water is available due to Rajasthan Canal.