TITLE

Rural water

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Water (9781405318747);2007, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Water" is presented. It discusses how water is processed and used in rural areas. It cites that more than 60 percent of Earth's water supply is used for agricultural purposes, such as feeding crops, and providing food and water for livestock. The chapter notes that water can be controlled and distributed in farmlands through irrigation, terracing of rice paddies, or greenhouses.
ACCESSION #
43827337

 

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