For any living being, water is one of the essential necessities and we can not imagine a life without water. It is the natural resource of our earth and its primary constituent. In the nature of different types of life on the earth, water is the universal solvent and plays an important role. For various functions, like washing, bathing, cleaning, cooking, drinking, and other household and commercial uses, it is commonly utilized.
Water is a material that is colourless and odourless and essential for the survival of living creatures. Water sources, like wells, rivers, ponds, reservoirs, seas, massive dams, and streams, are different. Nearly 70 – 80 per cent of the Earth’s surface, as we all know, is filled by water, of which about 1-2 per cent is pure water and appropriate for human usage.
Uses of water in our everyday life
- For drinking purpose
- For dish cleaning
- For cooking purpose
- For feeding plants
- For clothes washing
- To take bath
- For hydro-electricity generation
- For the car wash
- To wash the dog
- In humans, it involves maintaining the osmotic intensity