RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT

HERE YOU WILL GET KNOWLEDGE ON RIVEER BASIN DEVELOPMENT COVERING AREAS SUCH AS
ADVANTAGES OF DEVELOPING RIVER BASIN
ORGANIZATION, BENEFITS, PROBLEMS FACING AND PROSPECTS OF RUFIJI BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (RUBADA) AND TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

5 AIMS OF TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

Tennessee river valley is found in the U.S.A and is a tributary of the Ohio river, the government of the U.S.A organized the development of the valley with the general aim of solving the economic difficulties of the people. The major aims OF the Tennessee River Valley Authority included the following: To control soil erosion. …

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PROBLEMS FACING RUFIJI RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT IN TANZANIA

Poor labour supply due to rural urban migration. Diseases like Cholera and malaria affect the farmers such that they fail to contribute effectively in the development of the scheme. The climate problems like draught have been affecting water availability, sometimes the volume of water in the river decreases. There are transport problems prevailing since the …

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Problems Facing the Tana River Projects

Problems facing the tana river project

The following Problems Facing the Tana River Projects Shortage of capital to purchase spare parts has interfered with the maintenance of machinery in the powerhouse. Fluctuation of the water levels of R. Tana because of drought in the catchment areas and evaporation because of flowing through the dry Nyika region which affects power generation. Siltation …

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9 IMPORTANCE OF THE RIVER RHINE WATERWAY

9 IMPORTANCE OF THE RIVER RHINE WATERWAY

The Rhine waterway is Europe’s most important waterway being the principal north-south waterway for Basel in Switzerland through the central Heroynian highlands to the Netherlands forming the eastern border of France. The river is linked to the Rhone river and the Mediterranian by the Rhone-Rhine canal. it is joined by many tributaries some of which …

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9 AIMS OF CONSTRUCTION OF ASWAN HIGH DAM IN EGYPT

9 AIMS OF CONSTRUCTION OF ASWAN HIGH DAM IN EGYPT

Aswan high dam project is found in Egypt near the country’s border with Sudan, and it is one of the biggest multi-purpose river projects in Africa, together with lake Nasser, the man-made lake behind the dam. There are two dams at Aswan and both have power stations. The first dam was constructed in 1902 at …

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12 FACTORS THAT FAVOURED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ASWAN HIGH DAM PROJECT IN EGYPT

12 FACTORS THAT FAVOURED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ASWAN HIGH DAM PROJECT IN EGYPT

Aswan high dam project is found in Egypt near the country’s border with Sudan, and it is one of the biggest multipurpose river projects in Africa, together with lake Nasser, the man-made lake behind the dam. There are two dams at Aswan and both have power stations. The first dam was constructed in 1902 at …

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