Water Scarcity Prospects in Egypt 2000 – 2050

  • S. T. Abdel-Gawadh
  • M. Kandil
  • T. M. Sadek
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 37)


The challenges faced by many countries in their efforts for economic and social development are usually related to water. Population increase on the one hand and water shortages and quality deterioration on the other are among the problems which require greater attention and action. Therefore, immediate measures should be endorsed and actions should be taken to mitigate the serious destructive impact of water shortages and deterioration of water quality. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) is recognized as a process that can assist countries in their endeavor to deal with water issues in a cost-effective and sustainable way.


Water Resource Integrate Water Resource Management Water Sector Public Water Supply Western Desert 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. T. Abdel-Gawadh
    • 1
  • M. Kandil
    • 1
  • T. M. Sadek
    • 1
  1. 1.Ministry of Water Resources and IrrigationEl-Warak-GizaEgypt

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