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Water resources assessment in the Arab region

Water resources assessment in the Arab region

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Published by IHP in Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Arab countries,
    • Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- Arab countries,
    • Water supply -- Arab countries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementthe Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones & Dry Lands, the UNESCO Regional Office for Science and Technology for the Arab States, International Institute [for] Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering.
      ContributionsArab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands., Unesco. Regional Office for Science and Technology in the Arab States., International Institute for Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC514 .W38 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 398 p. :
      Number of Pages398
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL340404M
      LC Control Number97964576

      This study presents a multi-disciplinary approach for investigating the interactions between groundwater and surface water in the semi-arid Hailiutu catchment in the Erdos Plateau, Northwest China. The study consists of statistical detection of river flow regime shifts at the basin level; multiple in-situ measurements for quantifying groundwater discharges using hydraulic, hydrochemical and. Section I A Broad Regional Overview: Sustainable Water Policies In the Arab Region, Mahmood Ahmad; Planning Viable Water Strategies for the Arab Region, Hisham Khatib; The Political Economy of Middle East Water - Changing Perceptions of the Economic and Strategic Roles of Water, J. .

      water resources, provides an assessment of refuge water resource needs and issues of concern, and makes recommendations to address the identified water resources needs and concerns. Major topics addressed in this report include the natural setting of the refuge (topography, climate, geology, soils. Mineral Resources Assessment, Development and Management Series. Survey of Economic and Social Development in the Arab Region (Arabic) Water Resources Management and Policy. Water Resources Series. What's Going On? Women and World Development. World Cities Report.

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With the aim of improving a consolidated database for water resources management, AWC – jointly with the Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) and the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD), sponsored by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) – prepare and publish on regular basis a series of “State of the Water.

The present paper reviews the water resources in the Arab Region andpresents an assessment of these resources. Both review and assessment are preceded by a short description of the physiographic features, climate, geology and land use of the different by:   This book is as timely today in as it was over 10 years ago.

It covers chapters on The Water Problems of the Arab World; Transboundary Water and the Challenge of International Cooperation in the Middle East; Overall Perspectives on Countries and Regions; The Central Region: Problems and Perspectives; The Arab Mashrek (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq): Hydrologic History, 4/5(1).

The book is an ambitious attempt to summarise the topography, climate, surface hydrology and groundwater of the whole Arab region. It assembles a lot of material which is readily available only in consultants' reports and similar sources. Water availability in the Arab region is a critical issue as the region has 5 percent of the world’s population having access to merely 1 percent of the world’s total water resources.

According to United Nations estimates, around 12 Arab countries suffer from severe water shortages. The per capita availability of renewable water resources is less than m 3 per year. Carol Chouchani Cherfane serves as Chief of the Water Resources Section in the Sustainable Development Policies Division at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in Beirut.

Her work focuses on implementing regional initiatives and efforts to support Arab States in the areas of climate change assessment and adaptation, shared water resources. Water in the Arab World: Management Perspectives and Innovations in Water Resources Management and Planning in MNA Region Bekele Debele Negewo, Julia Bucknall, and Ahmed Shawky Mohamed iv N WATER IN THE ARAB WORLD: MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES AND INNOVATIONS 6.

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When intensive modern farming started, there was a staggering cubic miles ( cubic kilometers) of water beneath the Saudi desert, enough to fill Lake Erie in the U.S. Water Resources Assessment. Water resources assessment is the first priority for deci-sion makers in providing the potential solution for shortages and deterioration of water resources.

This as-sessment will identify the current status in which the trend of water. water resources at all levels. GWP was created in to foster integrated water resources management (IWRM), and to ensure the co-ordinated development and management of water, land and related resources by maximising economic and social welfare without compromising the sustainability of vital environmental systems.

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United Arab Emirates is one of the largest consumers of water per capita globally, but is also one of the most water-scarce countries in the world. Management of water is essential due to increasing population, growing industrialization and dwindling natural water resources.

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It provides information for professional consultants and policymakers to enable them to manage dams in the best possible way, in order to. conservation of marine resources is very much needed; what makes the issue more complex in the Arab region is the number of different marine eco-systems in the region.

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This book provides an inventory of water resources and challenges, and it suggests methodologies and technologies (both conventional and new) for their management in the UAE.

It explains the impact of natural climatic conditions and human-related activities on water resources there.Water supply and sanitation in Saudi Arabia is characterized by challenges and achievements. One of the main challenges is water order to overcome water scarcity, substantial investments have been undertaken in seawater desalination, water distribution, sewerage and wastewater about 50% of drinking water comes from desalination, 40% from the mining of non-renewable.This chapter reviews the state of water resources in the Arab region, the threats to these resources and the impact of diminishing water sustainability.

Source: Adapted from Droubi, Jnad, and Al Sibaii (). Map Rainfall distribution in the Arab region Water scarcity threatens development in the Arab region.

Rainfall is low and variable.