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Depletion of water table is observed only in rural areas.
  1. True

  2. False


Solution

The correct option is B

False


Pumping out of water at a rate faster than its rate of replenishment leads to water depletion. Water depletion is more prominent in urban areas where excessive population, industrialisation and urbanisation put a strain on groundwater reserves. Hence, the above statement is incorrect.

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