Clear Water – Mercosur’s Underground Treasure

Inter Press Service: Invisible beneath a vast area of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, the GuaranĂ­ Aquifer is one of the world's largest reserves of freshwater. Despite supplying water to millions of people, it is neither contaminated nor overexploited. "The general health of the aquifer is good, but it is essential to take care of the areas where it is recharged" in order to prevent contaminants from agrochemicals or waste from human settlements from filtering in, Jorge Santa Cruz, an Argentine ......

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