Subsurface Drains Solve Groundwater Rise Problems

by Omar S. Abu Rizaiza,
M. Z. Ali Khan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation Systems for the 21st Century

Abstract:

Four sub-surface drainage alternates were evaluated for lowering the rising water table. Horizontal gravity drainage system offered the best solution to the problem. Disposal of drained water to the Red-Sea was determined as a feasible option.



Subject Headings: Subsurface drainage | Wastewater management | Groundwater pollution | Water table | Drainage systems | Waste disposal | Saudi Arabia | Middle East | Asia

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