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The answer to southern Africa’s worsening water shortages may lie beneath its feet

Used sustainably, groundwater could provide potable water for the estimated 40% of inhabitants in southern Africa who currently lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation services. It could alleviate pressure on the region’s surface water and support smallholder agriculture, strengthening food security and supporting resilient livelihoods.

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