0 votes
in Physics by (71.8k points)
closed by
I. Locate and name the water reservoirs in figures (a) and (b).
II. Which has an advantage over the other and why?

1 Answer

0 votes
by (71.7k points)
selected by
Best answer
I. The water reservoir is a pond in fig. (a) and undergroung water body in fig. (b) i.e., underground water body has more advantage over fig. (a) and water reservoir,
II. There are many advantages of water stored in the ground. Some of these are
(i) It does not evaporate.
(ii) It spreads out to recharge wells and provides moisture for crops over a wide area.
(iii) It does not promote breeding of mosquitoes (unlike stagnant water collected in ponds etc).
(iv) It is free from contamination by human and animal wastes.
(v) It is utilised for the benefit of local population.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.