Rural water

April 2007
Water (9781405318747);2007, p44
Book Chapter
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.


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