Socio-Environmental Problems Associated with Informal Settlements in the Cape Coastal Zone
This poster paper reports on some of the socio-environmental problems associated with informal settlements in the Cape Coastal Zone in South Africa. Reasons for settling specifically in...

A Calibrated Longshore Transport Model for Richards Bay
In order to plan maintenance dredging at the Port of Richards Bay, different studies were carried out. These were to determine the extreme dredging rates required in the long term and...

Processes of Shoreline Change Along the Nile Delta Coast of Egypt
A comprehensive program has been underway for more than a decade to collect nearshore data related to erosion problems experienced along the shoreline of the Nile Delta. The data include...

Waenhuiskrans: Sediment Budget and Reactivation of a Sediment Pathway
Erosion of beaches due to historical dune stabilisation work carried out at Waenhuiskrans, a holiday village on the south-east coast of South Africa, prompted the need for the reactivation...

Electrical Design Survey
In North America, a mini hydro project consists primarily of the civil works which routes water to the turbine generator and the electrical hardware necessary to interface it with a utility....

Flexible Irrigation Supply Pilot Projects—Part II: Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India, Egypt
The Sri Lanka project covers about 150 one hectare farms on the lower half of a unit served by one distributary. The upper part, because of delays in construction, was left as an earth...

Description and Evaluation of Program: SNUSM
The Staggered Net Unsteady State Model (SNUSM) was developed in the early 1980's by the United States Bureau of Reclamation under the direction of Bob Gooch and Al Graves....

Groundwater Management in the Main Aquifer of High Aswaan Dam
The High Aswaan Dam reservoir replenishes a groundwater aquifer which extends on both sides of the dam lake with variable thickness. The groundwater of this aquifer is used to irrigate...

Bed Forms of Nile River
In this paper, the observed bed forms for six different reaches of the Nile River in Egypt are described. The purpose of the study is to inquire whether or not the different available...

Sediment Transport Measurements in the Nile River at Bani Mazar
Measurements of sediment transport on the Nile River were conducted at Bani Mazar (200 km South of Cairo) during high and low water stages. Bed-load and suspended-load transport rates...

Sedimentation Problems and Solutions: Roseires Dam and Reservoir, Sudan
Roseires Dam and reservoir are located in Sudan, Africa on the Blue Nile River. The hydropower from the reservoir provides approximately 80% of the power used in Sudan, thus having a tremendous...

Effect of Manning's Roughness Coefficient in Simulating Flow Parameters in Natural Channels
Manning's roughness coefficients are presented for three of the oldest and largest irrigation canals in Egypt. The discharges ranges from 35 to 318 m3/s....

Cofferdam Rip-Rap Protection for the New Esna Barrage
A 1:60 undistorted mobile bed model of the Nile River in the vicinity of Esna Barrage was constructed at the Hydraulics and Sediment Research Institute to test rip-rap protection of the...

Determination of Vertical Leakage for Nile Valley
The determination of vertical groundwater leakage is particularly important for irrigated agriculture where adequate drainage is required to prevent high water tables and related problems...

The Design & Construction of Marina Martinique, S. Africa
Marina Martinique is a coastal residential marina in the eastern Cape Province of South Africa which will ultimately accommodate 730 moorings and 1100 low rise residential units, most...

Growth of the Cockle Anadara Senilis L. in a Senegalese Lagoon, West Africa
Along the Senegalese coasts, A. senilis, which recently disappeared from the Senegal estuary is still abundant southward from Dakar, in the estuarine and coastal lagoons where it is harvested...

Environmental Considerations in Sustainable Development and the Application of Appropriate Technology
A fundamental appropriate technology concept is that technologies, as well as the development process, must be environmentally sound. As stated by the United Nations' World...

A Coastal Action Strategy for Southern Africa
The rapidly changing demands and circumstances in southern Africa are offering exciting new challenges in coastal zone management (CZM) and have highlighted the urgent need for effective...

Prefabricated Weighing Lysimeter for Remote Research Stations
After designing and constructing several precision scale system weighing lysimeters in Southern Europe and the Middle East, the need arose for a prefabricated 'turn-key'...

A Baseline Study of Trace Metals in Marine Organisms from Ghana, West Africa
As part of the Joint FAO/IOC/WHO/IAEA/UNEP Project on monitoring of pollution in the marine environment of the West and Central African region, 279 samples representing 17 families and...

 

 

 

 

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