Author(s): K. S. Patil, Pranali K. Patil

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Address: Dr. K. S. Patil1*, Dr. Pranali K. Patil2
1Principal, Tirpude College of Social Work, Civil Lines, Sadar, Nagpur-440001
2Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, Kamptee, District Nagpur
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Published In:   Volume - 4,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2016

Climate change affects the balance between water demand and water availability, it is necessary to consider the entire group of socially valued water uses and how the allocation of water across those uses is likely to change. Water is valuable not only for domestic uses, but also for its role in supporting aquatic ecosystems and environmental amenities, including recreational opportunities, and as a factor of production in irrigated agriculture, hydropower production, and other industrial uses (Young, 2005). The social costs or benefits of any change in water availability would depend on how the change affects each of these potentially competing human water demands. The institutions that govern water allocation will play a large role in determining the overall social impacts of a change in water availability, as well as the distribution of gains and losses across different sectors of society. (Wichelns et al.,2002; Easter and Renwick, 2004; Orr and Colby, 2004; Saleth and Dinar, 2004; Svendsen, 2005).

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K. S. Patil, Pranali K. Patil. Climate Change and its Impact on Water Scarcity in India. Int. J. Ad. Social Sciences. 2016; 4(4):183-188.

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