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Bailing out the world's fresh water bank

Bailing out the world's fresh water bank

Media issued by The National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training

An Australian-based water scientist is testing a new technology to help save imperilled underground water resources in Australia and around the world as climate change tightens its grip on the global food supply.

Dr Margaret Shanafield of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training at Flinders University has developed a ground-breaking way to measure how much water is stored underground when big rivers are allowed to flood. 

 

Image Credit: Dom Gould Pexels

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