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 Water use Changing Trends of the Future

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Irrigation sector is the main consumer of water. Therefore, future water resources planning as a whole will be greatly affected by the needs of this sector. Predictions show that in future, percentage of water use by agriculture sector will come down from the present 83 % to about 68% while the usage by domestic, industries, and others will increase.

 

Present scenario

Likely scenario for 2050

Use

Percentage

Use

Percentage

Agriculture

83%

Agriculture

68%

Industry

5%

Industry

9%

Domestic

5%

Domestic

7%

Others

7%

Others

16%