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Estimating ground-water influx to a portion of the Rio Grande de Manati River basin in Puerto Rico through the measurement of 222Rn

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Ellins, K.K., Román-Más, Angel, and Lee, Roger, 1986, Estimating ground-water influx to a portion of the Río Grande de Manatí River basin in Puerto Rico through the measurement of 222Rn, in Quiñones, Ferdinand, Sánchez, A.V., and Smith, H.H., eds.,, Proceedings of the Third Caribbean Islands Water-Resources Congress, U.S. Virgin Islands, July 22-25, 1986, Puerto Rico Water Resources Association, p. 27.

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Water has become a critical commodity in the Caribbean Region. In spite of a relative abundance of rainfall even on the smaller islands, the region is faced with severe seasonal shortages as well as increasing water quality problems. The supply of thewater needs in the area will become even more critical as economic development accelerates and the population continues to increase. The development of the necessary infrastructure to supply the water needs of the next 30 years will require large capital investments. Perhaps even more important, it will require training of scientists and technicians in the investigation and management of the limited waterresources. The lack of trained personnel could be the most important factor in the [...]

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