State some economic benefits of lakes and rivers.

1)Water from the rivers is a basic natural resource, essential for various human activities.

2)The river banks have attracted settlers from ancient times. These settlements have now become big cities.

3)Using rivers for irrigation, navigation, hydro-power generation is of special significance.

4)It is most significant for countries like India where agriculture is the livelihood for a majority of the population.

5)Lakes help to develop tourism and provide recreation.

Rivers have been of fundamental importance throughout human history.

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 Economical way to produce fresh water for drinking or irrigation

Transportation

Tourism

Harvesting of marine life (fisheries, etc)

Real estate (shore front property usually more expensive thus increase in tax revenue)

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(1)Irrigation and other agricultural activities

(2)Tourism

(3)Hydroelectricity

(4)Manufacturing units

(5)Transportation

(6)Fishing

(7)Inland navigation

(8)Cultivation(In the deltas formed by river due to the richness in soil)

(9)Recreational activities

(10)Real estate

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fishing, transportation, real estate etc.

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a lake helps to regulate the flow of a river .during heavy rainfalls, it prevents flooding during the dry season it helps to maintain an even flow of water.lakes can also be used for developing hydel power

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ECONOMIS BENEFITS OF LAKES ARE-----
1) THEY PROVIDE WATER FOR IRRIGATION OF AGGRICULTURAL FIELDS.
2) THEY PROVIDE WATER FOR PISCICULTURE WHICH SUSTAIN MANY LIVELIHOODS.
3) THEY PROVIDE REAL ESTATE WHICH ARE COMPARITIVELY MORE EXPENSIVE THAN OFF-SHORE PROPERTY.THUS INCREASE IN TAX REVENUE.
4) THEY PROVIDE PLACES OF TOURISM.EG.DAL LAKE
5) RIVERS PROVIDES ROUTES FOR TOURISM.
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Rivers and lakes have been of fundamental importance throughout the human history water from the rivers is a basic natural resource essential for various human activities therefore the river banks has attracted the setlers from ancient times the settlement has now become the big cities using rivers for irrigation navigation hydro power generation is of special significance particularly to a country like India in which Agriculture is the major source of livelihood for the majority of its population
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Rivers and lakes have many economic benefits, few of which are:
1. They provide water for irrigation of agricultural fields.
2. They provide water for pisciculture, which sustain many livelihoods.
3. They provide Real estate (shore front property) which are comparitively more expensive than off-shore property. Thus increase in tax revenue.
4. They provide places of tourism. e.g. Dal lake 
5. Rivers provide routes for transportation.
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Lakes are of great value to human beings.lakes help to maintain an even flow of water
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Rivers and lakes hv some benefits
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Rivers and lakes have many economic benefits, few of which are:
1. They provide water for irrigation of agricultural fields.
2. They provide water for pisciculture, which sustain many livelihoods.
3. They provide Real estate (shore front property) which are comparitively more expensive than off-shore property. Thus increase in tax revenue.
4. They provide places of tourism. e.g. Dal lake 
5. Rivers provide routes for transportation.
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