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Waterless by 2017? Yemen Capital Fails To Harvest Its Summer Rain - Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East
Yemen’s capital city is expected to be the world’s first waterless one by 2017. A skyrocketing population, lack of government planning, and the bad-habit of gat, are to blame. Despite record rainfall in the Yemeni capital Sanaa and other areas this summer, very little is being done to harvest this water to mitigate water shortages, …