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==Groundwater use and  management==
 
==Groundwater use and  management==
 
 
=== Groundwater use===
 
=== Groundwater use===
 
About 60% of Dakar's drinking water is supplied from groundwater, obtained from the Cretaceous-Tertiary Intermediate and Deeper aquifers.
 
About 60% of Dakar's drinking water is supplied from groundwater, obtained from the Cretaceous-Tertiary Intermediate and Deeper aquifers.
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Currently, there is no legislative protection for groundwater in vulnerable areas, and water disposal is not controlled.
 
Currently, there is no legislative protection for groundwater in vulnerable areas, and water disposal is not controlled.
  
Data show that in 2008 there were at least 7000 recorded groundwater sources in Senegal, both boreholes and large diameter (hand dug) wells, with geological log information for about 1400 of the boreholes.
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The DGPRE have a central database that in 2008 included about 7000 groundwater points, both boreholes and large diameter (hand dug) wells. The database includes geological log information for about 1400 of the boreholes.
  
 
===Groundwater monitoring===
 
===Groundwater monitoring===

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