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Perennial irrigation and flood protection for Egypt.

Reports of the Technical Commission on Reservoirs
  • 58 Pages
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  • English
National Printing Off. , Cairo
Irrigation -- Egypt, Reservoirs, Nile River -- Su


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Statementwith a note by W.E. Garstin, under Secretary of State, Public Works Department. .
ContributionsBoulé, Auguste., Garstin, William Edmund, Sir, 1849-
LC ClassificationsTC917 .A3 1894b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 58 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7004212M
LC Control Number09001444

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Author: Egypt. Technical Commission On Reservoir ISBN Binding: Hardcover Language: english. Other articles where Perennial system is discussed: Nile River: Irrigation: the basin method of irrigation, perennial irrigation—in which the water is controlled so that it can be made to run into the land at regular intervals throughout the year—has largely replaced it.

Perennial irrigation was made possible by the completion of several barrages and waterworks before the end of the. This basin system is of immemorial use in Egypt, and it was not until the time of Mehemet Ali (c. ) that perennial irrigation began.

0 There are three agricultural seasons: (I) summer (sefi), 1st of April to 3ist of July, when crops are grown only on land under perennial irrigation; (2) flood (Nih), 1st of August to 3oth of November; and (3.

Garstin, A note, in Willcocks, Report on Perennial Irrigation and Flood Protection of Egypt, Willcocks, Report on Perennial Irrigation and Flood Protection of Egypt, See, for example, Mr Rodd to the Earl of Kimberley 3 Aug.referring to the protest of the London Society of Antiquarians against the proposed Nile by: 8.

The Wady Rayan reservoir and escape 34 The Albert Lake and Nile project 35 Flood protection for Egypt. The Nile in Page 69 - Egypt is sufficient to insure the conversion of half a million acres from flood to perennial irrigation.

Egypt, therefore, requires reservoirs capable of storing four milliards of cubic metres of water. This created Lake Nasser, allowed for perennial irrigation in Egypt, and controlled the flooding of the Nile, allowed access to freshwater and hydroelectricity along with an increase of population "Gift of the Nile" - silt.

Perennial irrigation was more complex but more rewarding. It regulated the Nile flow through the building of canals, barrages, dams, and reservoirs, which made irrigation water available throughout the year, not just at flood time.

In practically all of Egypt's cropped land was under perennial irrigation. Floods And Flood Protection; References To Book, Various, $ Free shipping.

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$ + $ Shipping A book that does not look new and has been read Seller Rating: % positive. Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. Irrigation helps to grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of less than average rainfall.

Irrigation also has other uses in crop production, including frost protection, suppressing weed growth in grain fields and preventing soil. THE C O N V E R S I O N O F BASIN I R R I G A T I O N TO P E R E N N I A L SYSTEMS IN EGYPT by A.

AZIM ABUL-ATA ARE Minister of Irrigation, Cairo Summary One of the main objectives of constructing the High Aswan Dam was the conversion of the basin irrigation system, which was applied on about one million feddans in Upper Egypt with its one crop a year, to the Cited by: 8.

Willcocks (W.) and Craig (J. I.), Egyptian Irrigation. 3rd ed. London, —Report (Officiai) on Perennial Irrigation and Flood Protection for Egypt.

Cairo, —The Nile Reservoir Dam at Assuân and After. Irrigation is the artificial application of water to soil, and there are several types of irrigation systems which work in different ways. The most common method is surface irrigation (or flood.

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The blessings of the Nile were many, but they did not come without some costs. A low flood could lead to famine, and too high a flood could destroy dikes and other irrigation works. Even a 2-meter drop in the river's flood level could leave as much as a third of the floodplain unwatered.

9 See Cromer in his Report on Perennial Irrigation and Flood Protection in Egypt cited in Tvedt,10 See Tvedt,11 See Yohannes,Get this from a library.

The Nile; a general account of the river and the utilization of its waters. [H E Hurst] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Irrigation in Egypt Ancient history Basin irrigation Perennial irrigation.

The main Nile Reservoirs and flood protection The working of the projects. Ancient Irrigation: Egypt and the Nile Perennial rivers are much more difficult to dam because there is no access to the dry river bed unless the river is diverted.

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Mesopotamian engineers had to worry about water storage and flood control as well as irrigation. Silt built up quickly in the canals, threatening to choke them. Brown, Robert Hanbury, Sir, Report on perennial irrigation and flood protection for Egypt / (Cairo: National printing office, ), also by Egypt.

Wizārat al-Ashghāl al-ʻUmūmīyah, Francis Goold Morony Stoney, Georg August Schweinfurth, Edward William Perceval Foster, William Garstin, and William Willcocks. of the Nile irrigation system, in the sense of a great, organized, and unified method of controlling the inundation for irrigation purposes, 1 I have been unable to trace to its source the statement of Rev.

James Baikie, in his Egypt under the Pharaoh8, p. 21, that a "commander of the inundation" is already mentioned under Zer, the successor to. The river Nile: main water transfer projects in Egypt and impacts on egyptian agriculture.

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Mahmoud Abu-Zeid Chairman, Water Research Centre This was the origin of perennial irrigation in Egypt. 41 x 10 9 m³ as flood room for protection against high floods. out the Nile River b. drained Lake Nasser c. developed low salt content ped high salt content.

Irrigation and flood protection infrastructure in northern Viet Nam was old and often dilapidated when the project was formulated in the early s.

The Hanoi dike and the two main irrigation schemes proposed for rehabilitation risked failure of major structures, which would cause significant economic and social Size: 3MB. Flood irrigation is the oldest and still the most popular crop-irrigation technique, and it can be used for large fields or even small gardens.

Flood irrigation involves simply pumping or bringing water to the fields and allowing it to flow over the ground. This type of irrigation is best used in areas where water is.

Nile Floods and the Irrigation System in Fifteenth-Century Egypt Nile flood reach the height of twenty cubits on the Nilometer!'" For, he explains, Egypt's basin irrigation system was the mechanism by which the Nile's annual Middle East Documentation Center. Basin irrigation is when you water your fields by trapping water in slits and ridges dug into the ground.

The water is held back by permanent dams. The water only floods once per year. Perennial irrigation is when you flood the dams more than once per year, allowing for the same field to be harvested more than once.

Baker, Benjamin (DNB12) and when, after several years' investigation, schemes were prepared by Sir William Willcocks (Report on Perennial Irrigation and Flood Protection for Egypt, Cairo, ) for the storage of the waters of the Nile for irrigation purposes, a commission appointed by Lord Cromer, of which Baker was a member, approved the.

Construction of the Aswan High Dam has addedhectares of irrigated land to Egypt's cultivable land and convertedhectares from basin to perennial irrigation.[25] Garstin, A note, in Willcocks, Report on Perennial Irrigation and Flood Protection of Egypt, [26] Willcocks, Report on P erennial Irrigation and Flood Protection of Egypt, Irrigation and Water Systems in Egypt: Collection of Articles.

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The Egyptians depended on the annual flooding of the Nile to cover their fields with black silt and to irrigate their crops. They measured the flood to determine their taxes.

They built canals and dams so that water could be transported from the Nile for irrigation and for drinking.