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Course: Water resource management in Myanmar (Water resource management in Myanmar)
Glossary: Glossary
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Hydraulic fracturing

An oil and gas well development process that typically involves injecting water, sand, and chemicals under high pressure into a bedrock formation via the well

Hydropower

Energy that can be harnessed from a continuous flow of water, such as a river. It is a renewable source of energy because the water cycle is constantly renewed by the sun

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Liquid waste

Wastewater and sewage and include faeces and the contents of pit latrines and septic tanks

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Nonpoint source pollution

Contamination derived from diffuse sources, where there are many sources or the source is unknown

Non-renewable water resources

Water resources that are not replenished or not for a very long time