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Hydrology: Current Research

ISSN: 2157-7587

Open Access

Rawya Kansoh


Egypt

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  • Research Article
    Challenges of Water Resources in Iraq
    Author(s): Mohamed Abd-El-Mooty, Rawya Kansoh and Ahmed AbdulhadiMohamed Abd-El-Mooty, Rawya Kansoh and Ahmed Abdulhadi

    The current paper emphasizes on the study of the water resources of Iraq. Iraq is facing a dire water crisis due to the decrease in the quantities and degradation in the qualities of the water reaching its borders with the two rivers Tigris and Euphrates. The Euphrates and Tigris rivers provide more than 98% of Iraq’s water demands for the various purposes. Degradation of these rivers has become a serious problem. Analysis of the previous studies is made and the available data are collected. Most of the studies reached an important conclusion, Iraq face serious water shortage problem. Analysis and Expectation of the population size, study of the existing agricultural use and expansion of the cultivated land are presented. The consumption of water withdrawals for the three purposes Agricultural, municipal, and industrial use are analyzed and presented in the paper. In addition, t.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7587.1000260

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