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More Water for Arid Lands: Promising Technologies and Research Opportunities

By: Nat Academy of Sciences

University Press of the Pacific

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #167144 | ISBN: 0898755298
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About this book

Little known but promising technologies for the use and conservation of scarce water supplies in arid areas are the subject of this report. Not a technical handbook, it aims to draw the attention of agricultural and community officials and researchers to opportunities for development projects with probably high social value. The technologies discussed should, at present, be seen as supplements to, not substitutes for, standard large-scale water supply and management methods. But many have immediate local value for small-scale water development and conservation, especially in remote areas with intermittent rainfall. There are brief summaries of the contents in Arabic, French, and Spanish.

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