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Agua

(ä`wä, ä`gwä) or

Volcán de Agua

(bōlcän` thē ä`wä, ä`gwä) [Span.,=volcano of water], volcano, 12,310 ft (3,752 m) high, S Guatemala. In 1541, climaxing several days of unceasing rain and earthquakes, a lahar (a fast-moving mud and debris flow) swept down from its slopes, completely destroying Ciudad Vieja. Over 1,000 inhabitants were killed, including the governor, Doña Beatriz de la Cueva. The disaster resulted in the founding of the town of Antigua GuatemalaAntigua Guatemala
[Span.,=Old Guatemala] or Antigua,
town (1991 pop. 58,114), S central Guatemala. It is the capital of Sacatepéquez dept. Founded in 1542 by survivors from nearby Ciudad Vieja, which had been destroyed by a volcanic mud and debris flow and
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As praticas convencionais de irrigacao baseiam-se na necessidade de agua da cultura e na eficiencia de utilizacao da agua, sendo duas as estrategias basicas para estabelecimento de um calendario de irrigacao: (a) suprir totalmente a necessidade de agua da cultura (irrigacao plena), em que o objetivo e aplicar uma lamina media capaz de suprir o deficit hidrico e proporcionar a maxima producao por unidade de area (Doorenbos e Pruitt, 1984); (b) suprir parcialmente a necessidade hidrica da cultura (irrigacao com deficit), cujo objetivo e aplicar uma lamina media, inferior aquela para a maxima produtividade, visando maximizar a producao por unidade de volume, aumentando assim, a eficiencia de aplicacao da agua (Phene, 1989).
En San Salvador, en los barrios de clase media el agua siempre esta racionada.
Agua Caliente Casino and Spa Resort Casino are owned and operated by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
El derecho internacional da a los paises por donde corre el rio el derecho de usar el agua que pasa por su territorio, senalan.
A program of geological mapping, trenching and channel sampling is continuing at Ojo de Agua in preparation for drilling scheduled to commence, weather permitting, in the second quarter 2006.
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AGUA DULCE -- After two unsuccessful attempts to induct them, two recently elected Agua Dulce Town Council members were officially sworn into office Wednesday -- 22 days after voters went to the polls.