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Afghanistan’s Kabul Basin Faces Major Water Challenges ts

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/afghanistans-kabul-basin-faces-major-water-challenges/
USGS personnel researching water resource issues in Afghanistan

USGS personnel researching water resource issues in Afghanistan

Population growth in the Kabul Basin, Afghanistan, due in part to returning refugees, is estimated to lead to a six-fold increase in drinking water needs by 2057. The USGS has worked in partnership with the Afghanistan Geological Survey to address questions of future water availability.

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