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Researchers examine the age of groundwater in Egyptian aquifers

May 27, 2019 - General

Most of the water used by people in Egypt comes from the Nile River, which originates from precipitation over mountainous areas in the Ethiopian highlands. In areas far from the Nile River Valley, however, where water is scarce and the population is growing, groundwater is the only available freshwater resource.

UD doctoral candidate Mahmoud Sherif takes groundwater samples from an aquifer in Egypt
[Credit: Mahmoud Sherif]Knowing how…

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