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India's groundwater reserves at depletion risk, warns study

India's groundwater reserves at depletion risk, warns study

New modelling of the world's groundwater levels found that aquifers - the soil or porous rocks that hold groundwater - in the Upper Ganges Basin area of India, southern Spain and Italy could be depleted between 2040 and 2060.

Over-pumping sucks arsenic into Hanoi`s water: Study

Arsenic has infiltrated an aquifer that provides water for the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, scientists said Wednesday, warning that the phenomenon could also occur elsewhere.

Scientists discover underground water supply in north Kenya

The Kenyan government and UNESCO on Wednesday announced the discovery of a huge supply of underground water in the impoverished, drought-stricken extreme north of the country.