Problems with Drip Irrigation in Saudi Arabia

Water Resource Management in Saudi Arabia

Support Urged for Persecuted Engineers
Engineers in Iraq, Argentina and the Soviet Union, as well as other countries, are facing growing harassment at their place of work, and also imprisonment, and often death by their governments...

Stormwater and Reclaimed Effluent in Trickle Irrigation
Trickle irrigation experiments with two qualities of mixtures of reservoir effluents and stormwater, were conducted in a 1-yr research project at two kibbutzim (communal farms) in the...

Expansive Soils
Fifty-two papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Expansive Soils are included; conference panel and open discussions are summarized. Engineers often predict anticipated...

Birth of the Synthetic Fuels Industry
The U.S. is now in the early stages of creating a synthetic fuels industry, a much needed step to help to decrease America's dependence on foreign oil imports. Synfuels refer...

Five Millions Square Foot Tent Roof
Saudi Arabia will soon be the site of the world's biggest roof. Consisting of a seris of modules, each overing 10.5 acres, the roof is made of tentlike fabric squares supported...

Contraflow Bus Priority Lane Performance: A Case Study
Analysis of the performance of a 1-mile (1.7-km) contraflow bus lane in downtown Tel Aviv, Israel, showed that, compared to with-flow lanes, the contraflow lane demonstrated more reliable...

Constructing a Pipeline in Northern Iran

Design of the New Tehran International Airport

Saudi Arabia's New Gateway Airports

The Kuwait Waterfront Project

Intermediate Service Levels in Water Distribution
This paper is concerned with design standards for secondary water distribution networks. Based on field studies in the Middle East and Africa, mathematical equations were developed for...

Effect of Salinity on Agriculture in Iraq
Iraq is doing its utmost to utilize its land and water resources properly. With the progress of irrigation the problem of salinity has arisen. The need for drainage has been realized only...

The Greening of the Desert: What Cost to Farmers—
The influence of irrigation schemes on the people who work them is a combination of beneficial effects (provision of water, food and opportunity for economic advancement) and undesirable...

Constructing a Major Project on a Fast Schedule in the Middle East

Tehran International Airport
The Tehran International Airport is designed to cope with the following factors: Ability to handle a large volume of traffic at its inception in the early 1980's and increasing...

Doing Business in Saudi Arabia
The consulting firm or contractor eager to get a piece of the action in Saudi Arabia must be prepared to endure some hardships. Foreigners can't own land but can rent living...

Simulation Model for Evapotranspiration of Wheat: Empirical Approach
A simulation model is described for predicting the changes in the soil-water content of the root zone of wheat growing under various irrigation regimes in a semi-arid region. The model...

Analysis and Design of Lightly-Loaded Foundations
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