Water is very necessary for us. All living things need water to survive. Water is found in oceans, rivers, lakes and ponds. We also get water from rains. Water of the ocean is salty and not suitable for drinking. We can drink water from rivers and freshwater lakes. We also find water in the form of snow.

Water is used by us in our everyday life. We need water for drinking and bathing, for cooking food and washing clothes and utensils. Plants and animals too need water to survive.

Farmers need water for cultivation. It is used in factories. It is also used for generating electricity and building houses. Water is needed everywhere. We should neither waste nor pollute water as each drop of water is precious.

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