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Water from sand-rivers

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conference contribution
posted on 12.02.2018, 15:09 by Erik Nissen-Petersen
For thousands of years, people have survived through dry seasons by scooping water-holes in sand-rivers in ecological zones ranging from semi-arid to desert. Even today, many rural people use water-holes in sand-rivers as their only water source for domestic use, watering livestock and small-scale irrigation.
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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

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  • Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

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NISSEN-PETERSEN, E., 1997. Water from sand-rivers. IN: Pickford, J. et al. (eds). Water and sanitation for all - Partnerships and innovations: Proceedings of the 23rd WEDC International Conference, Durban, South Africa, 1-5 September 1997, pp.394-396.

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1997

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WEDC_ID:13326

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