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River water since its occupation in 1967. The Middle East region’s natural water is not only threatened, it is also threatening . Desalination 136 (2001) 93–99 Water crisis in Palestine Bader Ali Ahmad Abu Zahra Ministry of... 10 September 2000 Abstract Palestine is experiencing a severe water crisis caused mainly by the lack of control over the Palestinian water resources. At present the average per capita water consumption by the Palestinian population is approximately 55 l/c/d, or 55% of the WHO minimum standar ...
Desalination 136 (2001)
... small quantities of energy. Small-scale, renewable, energy-driven desalination plants might be the most economical solution for providing potable water to remote and isolated communities where the electric grid and the proper infrastructure are lacking. By exploiting renewable energies for fresh... degradation due to gas emissions and hydrocarbon pollution. Keywords: Desalting technologies; Solar energy; Wind energy; Geothermal energy; Water resources; Tunisia 1. Introduction Having an arid to a semi-arid climate, Tunisia receives low quantities of rain. Inherently, the available water resources ...
Desalination 125 (1999)
Two of the greatest problems of the human society are those related to water shortage and the degradation of the environment. The main causes of water shortage problems are (i) the demographic explosion, (ii) the rising of living standards, (iii) the short-term climatic changes and (iv) the... are (i) the demographic explosion, (ii) the rising of living standards, (iii) the short-term climatic changes and (iv) the management of water resources. It has been made clear that the measures taken so far have not solved the problem. This failure is connected to the following: (i) Anti-floodin ...
Desalination 213 (2007)
For the majority of the Greek islands, water resources are quite restricted, limiting the economic development of the local societies. To face increased potable water requirements, more than ...
Desalination 170 (2004)
A number of water resources management policies and legislations have been enacted in Malawi. The policies and legislations have been regulatory in nature. The Water ...
Desalination 252 (2010)
Increased water demand due to economic growth, irrigation needs, declining precipitation levels and overabstraction of groundwater are all factors that create... is proposed as a feasible, sustainable and cost-effective method for the water shortage problem of the Hellenic Aegean islands. Keywords: Water resources; Water shortage; Water transport; RES powered desalination; Water production cost 0011-9164/07/$– See front matter © 2007 Elsevier B.V. Al ...
Desalination 216 (2007)
Tunisia. It covers 3250 km2, representing 42% of the entire governorate of Gafsa area and 38% of its total population. The area is characterised by water resources scarcity as well as high variability of rainfall. The water demand is in continual increase due to many factors such as the industrial ...
Desalination 248 (2009)
Desalination 237 (2009) 1–1 EDITORIAL Water Resources Management: New Approaches and Technologies 14–16 June 2007 In recent years, the need for integrated approaches to water resources ...
Desalination 237 (2009)