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close this bookBetter Farming Series 28 - Water: Where Water Comes from (FAO, 1981, 31 p.)
close this folderWhy we study water
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View the documentRainfall
View the documentWater In the ground
View the documentThe water table
View the documentWater on the surface
View the documentEvaporation
View the documentTranspiration
View the documentThe process begins again


1. Water is necessary for life. We need water for ourselves and our families to drink and to wash in,


to give to our animals to drink


and to make our crops grow.

Crop growing

2. We should know about water so that we can use water better.

3. This is very important if we do not have much water for long periods of the year.