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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Evaluation of Soil Moduli
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Ghanats of Iran: Drainage of Sloping Aquifer
Ghanats represent one of the oldest systems of water supply in the world. A Ghanat is merely a kind of subsurface drain whereby ground water is brought to the surface by means of a man-made...

Irrigation Canal System Capacity Design Criteria
The land tenure proposed for an irrigation project can cause a variation of up to 50% in the required canal capacities. On a project in Iran, feasibility level canal design capacities...

Environmental Control of Bilharzia Snails in Small Reservoirs
In tropical reservoirs certain snails which transmit schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease, may be controlled by engineering methods. This disease, also known as bilharzia, is a chronic,...

Artificial Ground-Water Recharge by Means of Wells in Israel
Artificial recharge activities in Israel have become an indispensible component of the national water management program. Water quantities recharged by means of wells amounted in 1967-1968...

Khazzan Dubai No. 1: Pile Design and Installation
Khazzan Dubai No. 1, the first offshore oil storage tank of its kind, relies on a skirt pile anchorage system for its support. The 500,000 barrel tank, submerged in 154 ft of water, is...

Natural Virus Inactivation Processes in Seawater
Data are presented which indicate that seawater possesses antiviral properties of a biological nature associated with specific marine bacteria. Twelve samples of natural seawater from...

Aqueduct Route Optimization by Dynamic Programming
The structure of a regional irrigation project supplying water to a number of villages scattered over a relatively flat area is modeled by a series of straight lines across the contours,...

Future of Ground Water in African Sahara
The two-dimensional problem of unsteady seepage flow through a confined sand bed of vast plan area is attempted on mathematical lines. The treatment it applied to the ground water reservoir...

Applications of Electrokinetics in Grouting
Electrokinetic phenomena are defined as phenomena associated with the application of an electrical field to soil. Commonly, direct current is utilized. The electric field causes water...

Hydrologic Engineering Prior to 600 B.C.
The development of the science of hydrology is traced from about 3500 B.C. to 600 B.C., from the recorded historical events. It starts with the Egyptian Pharaoh King Scorpion of the fourth...

Eliminating Waterlogging Caused by Canal Seepage
The phenomenon of waterlogging caused by canal seepage flow is described, using a covered interceptor, for the hydrogeological conditions of the Nile Valley (Egypt, U.A.R.). The problem...

 

 

 

 

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