Water is the basic requirement of our body. Water is also named as ‘life’ because of being an important element for all living beings. Nothing can survive without water on the earth. Three-fourth part of the earth is water however only 2% of the water is usable for us. At some places in India, people face water scarcity and drought condition whereas, in other places, there is plenty of water available. So, the people living in such areas must realize its importance and save water.

Why save water

We are living in a time when we need to save clean water and use it according to our use only. People in many places in India and other countries are facing huge water scarcity. They have to depend on the government water supply by tanks or some natural water reservoirs at long distance. They have to go for a long distance on a daily basis to arrange drinking water. Since they face a large scarcity of water they better understand. The situation of lack of water becomes very terrible for the people who don’t have enough water to fulfill their basic needs of drinking, bathing, washing, etc.

How to save water

There are different methods we can follow to save clean drinking water to deal with the water scarcity.

1. Rainwater harvesting is one of the most effective and suitable methods for saving water techniques.

2. Afforestation is also the best method as it reduces the surface runoff and recharges the groundwater. It promotes underground water conservation. By practicing such methods we can conserve more water naturally and ensure the availability of it for future generations. We should take a pledge and make a lifelong motto of “Save water, save a life, save the earth”.


Water is known as the elixir of life, so we should save it to save life on the earth. We need water for many purposes in our daily walks of life. So, we should understand the value of each drop and save it.