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Qanats: Underground Aqueducts- A reliable Source of Water in Arid Climate

 Qanat are series of well-like vertical shafts, connected by gently sloping tunnels. they create a reliable supply of water for human settlements and irrigation in hot, arid, and semi-arid climates.  Persians started constructed elaborate tunnel systems called qanats for getting groundwater in … Continue reading

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EOMAP and Landgate Team up Water Quality Monitoring in Australia

EOMAP, German aquatic remote sensing company has teamed up with Western Australian statutory authority Landgate to provide water quality monitoring tools that enable anyone to study what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. read here

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गायब होते चाल: एक अनोखी जल संरक्षण प्रणाली

`चाल’ सामान्य अर्थ में सिर्फ वाटर टैंक नहीं हुआ करते थे। पहाड़ों पर यह पानी को सहेजने का एक तरीका हुआ करता थ्‍। पर अब चाल-खाल गायब हो रहे हैं। इसके साथ ही गायब हो रही है पहाड़ की पारंपरिक … Continue reading

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Urban wetlands :Impact and Overview

Wetlands are defined as transitional between terrestrial and aquatic eco-systems where the water table is usually at or near the surface or the land is covered by shallow water . Wetlands have been categorized both as biomes and ecosystems. A … Continue reading

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