Issues and Challenges of Water Supply System in Bhopal City, Madhya Pradesh


Year : 2022,
Volume & Issue : BPAS-Geology 41F(1), JAN-JUN 2022
Page No. : 129-141,
Article Type : Original Aticle
Article DOI : 10.5958/2320-3234.2022.00011.7 (Received on 28.01.2022, Revised on 23.05.2022, Accepted on 30.05.2022)



Archana Sen1, Namita Sen2, *Vineesha Singh3
Author’s Affiliation : 1Archana Sen, Assistant Professor, Department of Regional Planning and Economic Growth, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462026, India.
E-mail: 2NamitaSen, Research Scholar, Department of Regional Planning & Economic Growth, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462026, India. 3Vineesha Singh,Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences,Barkatullah University, Bhopal,Madhya Pradesh 462026, India.

Water is of fundamental importance for human life and plays an important role in many biological and chemical systems.Only 0.3% of the water resources in the world are usable.Scarcity of water has become widespread all over the world. Current methods for water scarcity assessment are mainly based on water quantity and seldom consider water quality. Population growth and urban development aspect dramatically alter natural watershed ecosystem structure and functions and stress water resources. The demand of time is review water quantity and water quality issues, as well as water supply challenges in an urban environment.So that more than a billion people in the developing world lack safe drinking water. About three billion people live without access to adequate sanitation systems necessary for reducing exposure to water-related diseases.Water is a valuable fundamental asset for life. Availability of sufficient water resource in any region effects socio economic development as well as better quality of life. Lack of water resource is determinant the poor quality of life. This paper based on secondary as well as primary data. This paper highlighted the status of water resource and supply system in the Bhopal city. Paper will also find out the spatial and temporal distribution of water supply system as well as quality and quantity. Paper also analysis the issues and challenges about water resource and satisfaction level of Bhopal city. Keywords Water Resource, Supply, Quality, Quantity, Satisfaction level.