[Solved]What are the environmental implications of the reclamation of the water bodies into urban land use?Explain with examples.

Environmental implications: Recent flooding in Hyderabad, which was caused by reclamation of urban lakes and encroachment, has brought to light the significance of water bodies for a sustainable urban landscape. • In the 1960s, Bangalore had 262 lakes, but by 2021, there will be only 10 lakes remaining. • Ahmedabad: At least 137 lakes were … Read more