April 20, 2012
Africa Sitting On Huge Groundwater Reservoir
Matt McGrath, BBC News
Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater.
They argue that the total volume of water in aquifers underground is 100 times the amount found on the surface.
The team have produced the most detailed map yet of the scale and potential of this hidden resource.
TAGGED: Africa, drinking water, groundwater