Which Industries is the Maximum Consumer of Water in India?
Answer: (3) Thermal Power
Water is essential for living things, industries and other household works. Industries uses a hell lot of water in plants and they discharge it in downgraded or polluted form. Thermal Power Plants consumes maximum industrial water in India.
Industrial Water use in India: (2004 data)
(Million Cubic Meters)
|Thermal Power Plants||35157||87.8 %|
|Pulp and Paper||905.8||2.26 %|
|Total||40012M cubic meters|