The Aswan dam: the Management of
|Key Words |Definition |
|irrigation |Artificially watering crops during the dry periods of the year |
|River Discharge |The volume of water flowing through the river channelling often measuring in Cumees. |
|Evaporation |Moisture in the soil is lost to the atmosphere as water vapour leaving the soil dry |
| |and useless for agriculture. |
Where is The River Nile?
The River Nile, which is the longest river in Africa and the rest of the world, is the main north-flowing river in North Africa. The mouth of the river is the Mediterranean Sea and from there it flows through Egypt; where it forms a fertile green valley across the desert, Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi, Uganda and Kenya. There are many sources which have been labelled as the source but the main one and the one believed most true is the Lake Victoria. The Nile has two major tributaries, the White Nile and Blue Nile. The River Nile isn’t just the longest river in Africa but the longest in the World. The river is 4160 miles long. In this assessment I will discuss how a water management scheme can improve the lives of people in a developing country. I will explore the effect, advantages and disadvantages it has on the local people but also for the global people.
Why does the Nile need managing?
The source for the River Nile is the Tropical Rain Forest so there is enough water for it to keep flowing though the desert. Some of the tributaries have their source in savannah regions. In the wet season they add a lot more...