WATER…..importance WATER is the prime requirement for the existence of life. The different uses of water include drinking, agricultural, industrial and recreation purposes. It serves as a carrier and storage agent of pesticides, fertilisers, organic compounds etc. and act as indicator of pollution. Water saving technologies must be given importance especially in agriculture, right from sowing of crop to the preparation of processed products. Sloppy areas can be utilised for draining water instead of remodeling it for cultivation.