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The water issue

Physical factors

Climate: rainfall amount, reliability of rainfall, rate of evaporation, rainfall
distribution
Presence of underground aquifers
Presence of rivers
Global water use: most is used for agriculture (70%), whereas only 22% is
used in industry and 8% is used for domestic purposes

socio-economic factors

Wealth: technological…

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Also social-economic factors such as growing population will lead to an
improved water supply as the supply will have to improve in order to meet
the demand.
This led to CAP (4bn water transfer scheme)
Therefore supply can be driven by human and physical factors

Case study: technology in Kerzaz,…

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