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Saturday, 3 Dec 2022, 18:44
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Course: Water resource management in Myanmar (Water resource management in Myanmar)
Glossary: Glossary

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


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


Liquid waste

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


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