Lakhmir Singh Solutions Class 8 Science Solutions for Exercise in Chapter 18 - Pollution Of Air And Water

Question 25 Exercise

(a) What is potable water? Name any two methods to make water safe for drinking. (b) State two ways in which you conserve water at home by preventing its wastage.



The water which is safe for drinking without any risk of health problems is called potable water.

  1. By using filters.
  2. Boiling of water which kills germs in the water.


  1. Water can be recycled or reused after washing vegetables for watering plants.
  2. Check if any leakages are there and try to minimise the unnecessary usages of water in toilets and bathrooms.
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