Preserving natural spring water through cultivating local varieties plants
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In Bandung, West Java, almost half of the 23 springs are vanishing because of water pollution as well as excessive draining and exploitation. Decrease of water biodiversity, low quality of water and high water pollution primarily caused by farming chemicals and domestic waste indicate that the deteriorating quality of water is already at an alarming stage. On the other hand, there is insufficient information on how to use and manage the water resources.
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UNESCOThis report, with respective case studies, can be found on-line in six parts. Part I introduces background on the water crisis providing an historical overview on water policies. This first part ends with some recommendations ...
Constantinescu, Ana (Virginia Tech. University Relations, 2008-03-14)World Water Day is celebrated globally on March 22 in an effort to raise awareness about the availability of clean, fresh water, a natural resource that many take for granted.