Issues Related to Over Utilization of Ground Water, Special Reference to District-North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, IndiaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2015-03-05
Authors : Ram Krishna Sen;
Page : 1232-1235
Keywords : Groundwater; Overutilization; Aquifer; Piezometric surface; Land subsidence;
Groundwater is an important source of water supply throughout the world. Its use in rural and urban areas continuous to increase. Maximum Villages and Municipalities of North 24 Parganas District of West Bengal, India depend on only water source - Ground water. This study primarily seeks to analyze the effects of overutilization of aquifers in the study area and fluctuation of Piezometric surface. The entire study is based upon data gathered through reconnaissance surveys, primary and secondary data and analyzing them in the present context.
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