Subsurface Drains Solve Groundwater Rise Problems

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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 | Groundwater | Drainage systems | Sanitary engineering | Soil water | Wastewater management | Water table | Middle East | Saudi Arabia

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