Draft:Groundwater in Malawi

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The two most important aquifer systems in Malawi are (Chavula 2012):

- unconsolidated alluvium in the major valleys and lake shore plains, which forms a high yielding aquifer in many areas; and
- crystalline basement rocks, which cover much of the country, and form a low yielding aquifer.

There are only small occurences of other rock types. Although these can be important locally, relatively little is known of their hydrogeological properties.


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Category:Hydrogeology Category:Water in Africa Category:Geology of Malawi Category:Water in Malawi