Importance of Water – Short Essay 1.
Water is the basic necessity for the survival of all life forms on earth. It’s probably one of the reasons why earth is the only planet that supports life. It is a universal solvent making it one of the most important resources on planet earth. However, water might seem abundant but it is a very limited. There are some very important uses that we derive from water on a day to day.
In our personal lives, water is the basis of our survival. The body requires water for everyday survival. We can survive without food for even a week but we cannot survive for more than 3 days without water. 70% of our body comprises of water and can helps in the healthy functioning of the bodily systems. The lack of adequate water of contaminated water usage can lead to severe health problems. So the amount and the quality of water matters a lot for physical health and fitness.
A lot of our day to day activities such as bathing, cooking, cleaning and the like are dependent on the use of water. The society needs water for various activities beginning with the production of food. Today that population is growing enormously that we follow intensive irrigated agriculture for the production of food and the shortage of water has affected the lives of many farmers in the world. All basic necessities like clothes, houses, cars and every product that we have come use involves the use of water in some part of its manufacture. We need water to be able to live healthy and happy lives.
Many fear that the shortage of water is probably going to be the most important cause of conflict in the coming years. This highlights two important facts. Firstly, water is the basis for survival as well as for living a life with all the necessities and luxuries. Secondly, it also shows that water is in short supply and we need to employ proper management techniques to prevent the wastage of water. Water is an inseparable part of our daily life and we need to use it without any wastage.
By Swetha (2019)
Importance of Water – Short Essay 2.
It is said that water is life. Science however defines water as a compound that is made from a chemical reaction between two hydrogen molecules and one oxygen molecule. Water is one of the things that all living things (human beings, animals and plants) cannot do without. The importance of water is discussed in this essay.
Water is a solvent for almost all the biological reactions. This makes it possible to initiate and run biological processes critical or the life of living things.
Water enhances plant growth by preventing wilting. It does this by maintaining transport vessels of plants succulent and therefore food and nutrients can be shipped.
It also helps in the cooking of food for human beings and animals so that they do not consume products when they harbor live germs, contaminants and are uncooked.
Water is used to quench thirst in human beings and animals and therefore keep them from dying out of dry throats.
It has a hydration value in plants and animals without which they would die out of dehydration, a challenge that kills people and animals in the dessert.
Water is used to achieve cleanliness because it is the liquid used to wash people and things.
Water provides a habitat for aquatic life. It supports the lives of fish and other marine life like crabs, lobsters and prawns.
Water has an instrumental role in industries where it serves as a coolant for machines.
Recreational purposes like swimming and sailing are values of water
Water is one of the most important things in life and should therefore be conserved. Disposal systems of industries as well as domestic disposals should be directed away from water so that it continues supporting life.
By Mary (2019)
Last updated: June 20, 2019.