Groundwater and data : an African experience

Robins, Nick; Davies, Jeff; Hankin, Philip; Sauer, Dieter. 2003 Groundwater and data : an African experience. Waterlines, 21 (4). 19-21. 10.3362/0262-8104.2003.022

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The failure of borewell drilling can often be avoided if data on rural water sources are collected and kept in an accessible format. A landmark project in Malawi demonstrates the value of data gathering and is doing this through involvement with local communities, technical consultants, contractors and the ministry.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3362/0262-8104.2003.022
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Groundwater Management
Additional Keywords: GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, Hydrogeological data, International development
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Date made live: 23 Nov 2010 14:39

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