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Wetlander's Pick of the Posts The three wonders of the ancient world solving modern water problems

By Nivedita Khandekar,, Geoffrey Kamadi, and Dan Collyns – The Guaridan – August 19, 2015
Across large swaths of the Thar desert in western India, traditional techniques for harvesting the little amount of rain that falls has helped people survive the powerful effects of the sun for centuries. The most beautiful of these are step wells – known as baolis in Hindi – large, stone structures built to provide water for drinking and agriculture. For full story, click here.

 

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