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Water efficiency II: Rural areas and agriculture

Reed at al., Figure 5: Traditional approach to reducing surface water turbidity

Rajasthani man stirring find sand into surface water to help clear it of particulates Here, a villager stirs fine sand ("balu mitti") into a bucket of turbid surface water on settling, the sand will remove some of the particulates, thereby reducing the turbidity.

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