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Wednesday, 10 Aug 2022, 06:25
Site: OpenLearn Create
Course: Water resource management in Myanmar (Water resource management in Myanmar)
Glossary: Glossary
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Percolating

Where water slowly trickles downwards

Point source pollution

When contamination originates from a single source that can be traced

Poldering

The building of dykes and drainage canals in low lying reclaimed coastal areas

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Recession agriculture

Where farmers capitalize on natural flows and sediments to irrigate and fertilize crops on floodplains

Renewable water resources

Water resources that are rechargeable due to the hydrological cycle (water cycle), comprising groundwater aquifers and surface water like rivers and lakes