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Water resources of Jordan : political, social and economic implications of scarce water resources

Author: Ilyās Salāmah; Mūsá Shutaywī; Marwan Al Raggad
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018.
Series: World water resources n, volume 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Shared water with other countries and their developmental implications to the water sector are discussed and future water supply projects, such as the Red Sea-Dead Sea conduit project, are elaborated  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilyās Salāmah; Mūsá Shutaywī; Marwan Al Raggad
ISBN: 9783319777481 3319777483
OCLC Number: 1036998973
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 154 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Intro; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; About the Authors; List of Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Country Profile; 1.2 Topography; 1.3 Climate; 1.4 Precipitation; 1.5 Evaporation; References; Chapter 2: Water Resources; 2.1 Surface Water Resources; 2.1.1 The Jordan River Area; 2.1.2 Dead Sea Wadis; 2.1.3 Wadi Araba Catchments; 2.1.4 Wadi Yutum Catchment; 2.1.5 Jafr Basin Catchment; 2.1.6 Azraq Basin Catchment; 2.1.7 Hammad Basin Catchment; 2.2 Groundwater; 2.2.1 Deep Sandstone Aquifer Complex; 2.2.2 Upper Cretaceous Hydraulic Complex; 2.2.3 Shallow Aquifers Hydraulic Complex 2.2.4 Groundwater Basins in Jordan2.2.4.1 Groundwater in the Yarmouk Basin and the Northern Part of the Jordan Valley Escarpment; 2.2.4.2 Southern Part of the Jordan Valley Escarpment; 2.2.4.3 Jordan Valley Floor Area; 2.2.4.4 Amman Zarqa Area; 2.2.4.5 Dead Sea Area; 2.2.4.6 Northern Wadi Araba; 2.2.4.7 Southern Wadi Araba; 2.2.4.8 Disi-Mudawwara Area; 2.2.4.9 The Azraq Area; 2.2.4.10 Jafr Area; 2.2.4.11 Sirhan and Hamad Areas; 2.2.5 Thermal Mineralized Water; 2.2.5.1 Potential Uses of Jordan's Thermal Mineralized Springs' Water; References; Chapter 3: Patterns of Water Use; 3.1 Water Use 3.1.1 Domestic Uses3.1.2 Industrial Uses; 3.1.3 Agricultural Uses; 3.1.4 Total Uses; 3.2 Water Balance: Resources Versus Consumption; 3.2.1 Future Water Demand (Fig. 3.2); 3.2.2 Domestic Uses; 3.2.3 Industrial Uses; 3.2.4 Agricultural Uses; References; Chapter 4: Water Pollution; 4.1 Natural Water Qualities; 4.1.1 Precipitation; 4.1.2 Flood Flows; 4.1.3 Base Flows and Groundwater; 4.2 Natural Radioactivity in the Water Resources; 4.3 Water Quality As Affected by Human Activities; 4.3.1 Pollution Sources; Reference; Chapter 5: Waste Water Treatment 5.1 Introduction to Waste Water Treatment (WWT)5.2 Methods of Waste Water Treatment; 5.2.1 Conventional Waste Water Treatment; 5.2.2 Less Conventional Methods of Waste Water Treatment; 5.3 Summary of Domestic Waste Water Treatment Plants; 5.4 Pollutants of Emerging Concern in Water and Waste Water; 5.4.1 Upcoming Pollutants in Treated Waste Water; 5.4.2 Over-exploitation, Resources Depletion and Aquifer Salinization; 5.4.3 Water Levels; 5.4.4 Wasted Groundwater Resources and Their Impacts; References; Chapter 6: Water Pollution Management and Cost; 6.1 Management and Cost 6.2 Examples of Degradation Cost6.2.1 Waste Water Treatment; 6.2.2 Cost of Aquifer Over-Exploitation and Depletion; 6.2.3 Discussion on Regulation and Scarcity Price of Water Resources and Water Quality Deterioration; References; Chapter 7: Water Politics; 7.1 National Interest; 7.2 Water Policy Principles; 7.3 Water Planning; 7.3.1 Peculiarities of the Water Supply and Use System in Jordan; 7.4 Recently Undertaken Strategies and Programs to Improve the Water Situation; 7.4.1 Well Drilling Prohibition; 7.4.2 Putting a Price for the Extracted Non-agricultural Water
Series Title: World water resources n, volume 1.
Responsibility: Elias Salameh, Musa Shteiwi, Marwan Al Raggad.

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