Quantity of water available per capita considered adequate to meet the needs of all urban domestic purposes?
A. 100-150 L
B. 150-200 L
C. 200-250 L
D. 250-300 L
Correct answer : B. 150-200 L
- 2 L is the amount of water required for meeting the physiological requirements of the body everyday.
- But water is also required for many other activities of daily life such as cooking, washing, bathing etc.
- Taking this into consideration, 150-200 L of water per capita is the amount considered adequate to meet the needs of all urban domestic purposes.
Ref: Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine, 20th edition, p617