The present study aims to understand the availability and distribution of public water supply in Aizawl city of Mizoram state (India) among 15 out of 83 local councils. About 50 sample households selected from each of the sampled local councils are fifty households, thus data gathered via questionnaire administered to 750 respondents mainly female household heads. Most of the households depend on multiple water sources because their principal source is not fully reliable. A domestic water source for households was determined by the availability of water sources in their respective area and households’ economic. The water consumption in the study area is well below the standards set by the Indian Bureau of Standards.
The study was focussed on analysis of availability and distribution of public water supply in Aizawl city.
The primary household survey was conducted for data collection.
The water consumption is below the standards set by the Indian Bureau of Standards.
The traditional water sources are considered more reliable in view of quantity.
The scarcity of water has socioeconomic impact on the people of Aizawl.
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