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Water Consumption Context of Dhaniakhali Village of Hooghly District, West Bengal


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1 Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
2 Raja Peary Mohan College, Uttarpara, West Bengal, India
     

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This study highlights the major source of water for all purposes is groundwater. The least amount of surface water is used only for gardening, agriculture, etc. The distribution pattern of surface water sources is uneven in this village. The location of agricultural land reveals the use of groundwater.

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GIS, Google Earth, Water Use, Surface Water, Groundwater, Waterborne Disease.
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  • Water Consumption Context of Dhaniakhali Village of Hooghly District, West Bengal

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Subhasis Ghosh
Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India
Maitri Bose Biswas
Raja Peary Mohan College, Uttarpara, West Bengal, India

Abstract


This study highlights the major source of water for all purposes is groundwater. The least amount of surface water is used only for gardening, agriculture, etc. The distribution pattern of surface water sources is uneven in this village. The location of agricultural land reveals the use of groundwater.

Keywords


GIS, Google Earth, Water Use, Surface Water, Groundwater, Waterborne Disease.

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