Exercise 1

Briefly describe what you understand about a) natural recharge and b) artificial recharge of an aquifer.

Describe why c) Managed Aquifer Recharge and d) Aquifer Storage and Recovery may be more appropriate terminology than artificial recharge for this practice. Use the internet to research and describe how a new over-arching term e) ‘nature-based solutions’, has been used in South Africa, and may add a further dimension to MAR terminology.

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