Remedy: During the monsoon, many areas of India are flooded, causing widespread damage to life and property and this enormous quantity of water is allowed to flow down into the sea. Rain water harvesting can help in preservation of rain water, which can be used later for several purposes.
If the rain water is harvested and preserved in tanks and reservoir regularly, it may help us to tide over the water crisis. In urban areas, water harvesting should be mandatory. Fortunately, in some states, arrangements are afoot to harvest every-drop of rainwater.