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Ancient intervention could boost dwindling water reserves in coastal Peru

June 27, 2019 - General

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, Peru’s coastal region relies on surface water from the Andes for drinking water, industry, and animal and crop farming.

Ancient water canals wind through the Andean mountains. Lima is downstream
[Credit: Sam Grainger, Imperial College London]The region, which includes Peru’s capital city Lima, is often overwhelmed with rain in the wet season – but by the time the dry season…

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