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Abstract

Morocco faces a serious challenge in terms of water resources management over the near- and medium-terms, both in terms of quantity and quality. The quality of superficial and groundwater resources are currently affected by i.) pollution from rejected domestic and industrial wastewater, ii.) leakage of fertilizers and phytosanitary products and iii.) soils erosion and transport of sediments. A new water law has been promulgated in 1995. It provides a comprehensive framework for integrated water management. This new law constitutes an efficient juridical tool to develop more considerable efforts for water use and mobilization in order to make them compatible with aspirations of socio-economic development of Morocco in the 21 century.

Keywords

Water Resource Soil Erosion Groundwater Resource Water Resource Management Industrial Wastewater 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • HAMID TALEB
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut National de Recherche HalieutiqueCasablancaMorocco

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