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Digging for water

Duration: 02:55

Mafoudi digs through desert rock to hit water. Connecting these open wells creates an underground channel of water in the Algerian desert. But it's a dangerous task.

Available since: Fri 21 Jan 2011


Series Producer
Dale Templar
John Hurt
Tuppence Stone

This clip is from

Human Planet Deserts - Life in the Furnace

2/8 A look at how the eternal quest for water brings huge challenges and ingenious solutions.

First broadcast: 20 Jan 2011

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