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Increasing sustainable aquifer recharge

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UNEP-DHI Partnership, UNEP-DTU, CTCN
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Artificial recharge consists of adding water to an aquifer through man-made systems (e.g., recharge basins or check dams, injection wells) to increase the amount of freshwater and to control or prevent the intrusion of saltwater (Barlow and Reichard 2010; Pool and Carrera 2010). Water is stored at the surface in a permeable man-made basin, which allows water to percolate down through the ground into the aquifer.

Injection wells have been discussed in the presentation of the establishment of positive and mixed hydraulic barriers as a means of arresting salt-water intrusion.

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