Freshwater sources of Mauritius

Old grey tap representing freshwater in the middle of green ferns

Mauritius has a freshwater system arising from the central plateau and moving towards the sides of the island. Obviously, this is due to the upper regions receiving more rainfall than the lower lying areas. The mean annual rainfall is 4200 mm on the highlands Read More

Wetlands of Mauritius

Grass blades reflecting in a small pool of water

A wetland is a place that is permanently or seasonally filled with fresh water, salt water or a mixture of these two. As such, wetlands include areas such as marshes, ponds, borders of rivers and lakes and deltas. Though often neglected in environmental conservation Read More