WATER MANAGEMENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

HERE YOU WILL GET KNOWLEDGE ON WATER MANAGEMENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COVERING AREAS SUCH AS
IMPORTANCE OF WATER,
RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT
LAND RECLAMATION
SUSTAINABLE USE OF WATER
WATER POLLUTION

Objectives of Kainji dam project

 The Kainji dam project is located in the northwestern part of Nigeria across the Niger river at Kainji. The project was opened in 1969 and lies in a remote, thinly populated, and very poor part of Nigeria. The dam is 66 meters high and 55 meters long and has produced a man-made lake behind it …

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Problems resulting from establishment of the Akasombo dam project

Problems resulting from establishment of the Akasombo dam project

The Akasombo dam project was opened in 1966 and was built across the volta river where the river passes through the narrow gorge. The project was funded by Ghana, the United States of America, Britain, and the world bank. The following are problems which resulted from the establishment of the Akasombo dam project: The loss …

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7 ways in which the government should conserve fisheries

The following are ways in which the Kenyan government should conserve fisheries: Licensing fishermen to control their number thus preventing overfishing Restricting fishing to specific seasons to allow breeding and maturing of fish Enforcing international conventions to protect endangered fish species Restocking of overfished waters by breeding fingerlings in the fish farms and releasing them to fisheries Use of standard-sized …

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4 types of groundwater

4 types of groundwater

Ground or subterranean water is water that is found below the earth’s surface. Groundwater is simply water under the ground where the soil is completely filled or saturated with water. This water is also called an “aquifer.” The following are four types of  ground water: Connate water. It may also referred as fossil water. This …

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9 IMPORTANCES OF RIVERS IN AFRICA

9 IMPORTANCES OF RIVERS IN AFRICA

The river is large natural stream or mass of water flowing in the valley. Rivers their valley and the resultant features have both positive and negative influences on physical and human environment. The following are the importance of rivers in Africa. River water is used for both industrial and domestic purpose. Water supply to many …

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