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Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:47

The “Ganges Water Machine”: a sexy title or the concept of global relevance?

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Almost 40 years ago, Revelle and Lakshminarayana (1975) coined the term “Ganges Water Machine” trying to find a solution to the fundamental problem of land and water development in the Ganges, where 80% of the monsoon-driven river flow occurs during 4 months from July to October. The dry-season flow of the Ganges in the 1970s was already barely sufficient for irrigation needs of India and Bangladesh, ...
...and the pressures have only mounted since then.

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