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Kavya M.g. , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 4/2/12

what are the reasons for lowering of the water table in cities?please try to answer all my questions as fast as possible.

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kunal.sharma... , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 6/2/12

There could be various causes contributing to the lowering of water table, like less precipitation, over utilization of ground water, high population density and since most of the areas in cities are cemented, surface water cannot percolate easily to replenish ground water.

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