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Bacteriological Studies on Wadi EL-Raiyan lake, Fayoum, Egypt

Rabih, Saleh Ahmed

Titre : Bacteriological Studies on Wadi EL-Raiyan lake, Fayoum, Egypt

Auteur : Rabih, Saleh Ahmed.

Etablissement de soutenance : Tanta University

Grade : Master of Science (MSc) 1993

Résumé
Wadi El-Raiyan lakes (28’ 15’ and 29O 17’ ) are located i n Wadi El-Raiyan depression which l i e s SW of El-FaiyQm Governurate in the western desert of Egypt. Their t o t a l surface area i s about 40,000 feddans (1 Fed.= 4200 m’) . The 3 lakes receive 200 m i l l i o n m a g r i c u l t u r a l drainage water through El-Wadi Drain annually from the a g r i c u l t u r a l lands of El-FaiyQm Governurate in order t o solve the problem of r i s i n g water level i n Lake QarQn. Wadi El-Raiyan project consists of a canal (9.5 km lang) leading from El-Wadi a g r i c u l t u r a l Drain in El-FaiyQm Governuate r i g h t t o i t s desert boundary where it discharges i n t o the f i r s t Lake o f Wadi El-Raiyan -v i a a tunnel (9 km long, 3 rn # ). The f i r s t Lake i s 52.8 km2 and the second i s 110 km2. The project began i n October 1968 and impoundment began i n 1973, A hyper-arid region has thus been changed i n t o 2 man-mede lakes with the o r i g i n a l habitat i n the 2 depressions submerged under ater. The net r e s u l t was a series af changes i n the e x i s t i n g ecosystem.

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