Daily requirement of water – SPM MCQ

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

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