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‘Huge’ water resource exists under Africa

Posted By aaron On April 23, 2012 @ 12:51 pm In Hot News,Old Infowars Posts Style | Comments Disabled

Matt McGrath
BBC News
April 23, 2012

Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater.

They argue that the total volume of water in aquifers underground is 100 times the amount found on the surface.

The team have produced the most detailed map yet of the scale and potential of this hidden resource.

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Now scientists have for the first time been able to carry out a continent-wide analysis of the water that is hidden under the surface in aquifers. Researchers from the British Geological Survey and University College London (UCL) have mapped in detail the amount and potential yield of this groundwater resource across the continent.

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