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Water in Namibia

  1. Jul 21, 2012 #1
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  3. Jul 22, 2012 #2

    Bobbywhy

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    This discovery is wonderful news for all the population in the region. Finally, a source of pure water for humans and agricultural food production is below them.

    What worries me is this: "The natural pressure that the water is under means that it is easy and cheap to extract. But because a smaller salty aquifer sits on top of the new find it raises the possibility that unauthorised drilling could threaten the quality of the water." Any jerk drilling for the pure water risks polluting the entire source.
     
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