A ANALYTICAL REVIEW AND STUDY ON WATER AND HEALTH FROM ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS IN INDIA

Dr. Vijay Kumar Yadav

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This paper looks at the impact of water on general wellbeing since the beginning. Cultivating, settling down and working of towns and towns implied the beginning of the issues humankind experiences this very day – how to get drinkable water for people and cows and how to deal with the waste we produce. The availability of water in large quantities has been considered an essential part of a civilized way of life in different periods: Roman baths needed a lot of water as does the current Western way of life with water closets and showers. The importance of good quality drinking water was realized already in antiquity, yet the importance of proper sanitation was not understood until the 19th century.

Keywords: History; public health; sanitation; water supply.


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