Glacier Water Reclaim


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Glacier Water Reclaim
1010810Glacier Water Reclaim
Introduction Artificial glaciers are a simple water-harvesting technique suited for high-altitude cold deserts where inhabitants are totally dependent on glaciers as a water source. In this region that seldom sees rain, the glaciers—the fountainheads of water for these regions—are receding at a rapid rate. The snowfall that occurs increasingly melts away quickly and drains into rivers without any beneficial use. The ancient knowledge of artificial glaciers extends the reliability of water supplies to villages in valleys where glacial melt water tends to run out before the end of the growing season. With winters getting shorter and warmer, natural g…
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E. W. "Bob" Boulware: Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management. Glacier Water Reclaim, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export