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Irrigation of the Jordan Valley

E. Mavromatis

Irrigation of the Jordan Valley

by E. Mavromatis

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Published by [s.n.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- Jordan.,
  • Jordan River Valley.

  • Edition Notes

    Added t.p.: Preliminary scheme for the irrigation of the valley of Jordan.

    Other titlesPreliminary scheme for the irrigation of the valley of Jordan.
    StatementE. Mavromatis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18541226M

    Irrigated agriculture was first developed in the Jordan Valley, where it used water from the Jordan River and the Yarmouk River, as well as the side wadis. The Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) was assigned responsibility for the operations and development of this huge irrigation area in (Fig. 13).   The Jordan Valley is home to aro Palestinians, according to the U.N., but nearly 90% of the land is part of what is known as Area C, .

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sir M. MacDonald & Partners. Report on the proposed extension of irrigation in the Jordan Valley. London, Printed on behalf of the Hashemite Kingdom by Cook, Hammond & Kell, backbone of development in the Jordan Valley. A main tributary of the Jordan River, controlled by the King Talal Dam and also feeding the KAC, is the Zarqa River. There are also 6–10 small rivers, called “Side Wadis” going from the mountains to the Jordan Valley. Other basins include the Mujib, the Dead Sea, Hasa and Wadi Araba.

    Pilot irrigation areas shall be designated to test the workability of Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM), where farmers will assume the responsibility of water delivery to their farms. When found successful, PIM will be extended to the Jordan Valley irrigation systems. The Jordan Valley Authority (JVA): responsible for the socio-economic development of the Jordan Rift Valley, including water development and distribution of irrigation. This relative position with respect to WAJ & JVA reinforces MWI's leading role as Jordan's lead entity on water issues.


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Irrigation of the Jordan Valley by E. Mavromatis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Israeli occupation forces today destroyed irrigation ponds in the al-Jiftlik village, located near Jericho in the Jordan Valley, said a local municipal source.

Mayor of al-Jiftlik, Ahmad Abu Ghanem, said the Israeli occupation destroyed three ponds that were used to irrigate 70 dunums of village. Palestine Chronicle | August 6, Israeli occupation forces today destroyed irrigation ponds in the al-Jiftlik village, located near Jericho in the Jordan Valley, said a local municipal source.

Mayor of al-Jiftlik, Ahmad Abu Ghanem, said the Israeli occupation destroyed three ponds that were used to irrigate 70 dunums of village land, filling them with. The Cost of Irrigation Water in the Jordan Valley, a Water Partnership Program funded report, looks at innovative ways to better manage water in agriculture in one of the world’s most water-stressed countries.

The study looks at ways to improve irrigation services delivered by the Jordan Valley Authority, and efficiency of water use across. The Jordan Valley (Arabic: غور الأردن ‎, Ghor al-Urdun; Hebrew: עֵמֶק הַיַרְדֵּן, Emek HaYarden) forms part of the larger Jordan Rift most other river valleys, the term "Jordan Valley" often applies just to the lower course of the Jordan River, from the spot where it exits the Sea of Galilee in the north, to the end of its course where it flows into the.

Irrigation management in the Jordan Valley Irrigation in the valley Irrigation has long been developed adjacent to wadis, on their alluvial fans in the Jordan Valley, and wherever springs are available (Khouri, ). Large-scale public irrigation dates back to the establishment of the Jordan Valley Authority (JVA).

This paper investigates the deficit in the irrigation demand in the Jordan Valley for several scenarios of water scarcity and looks into possible adaptation options.

For this purpose, the Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP) system is implemented to. Irrigation has long been developed adjacent to wadis, on their alluvial fans in the Jordan Valley, and wherever springs are available (Khouri, ).

Large-scale public irrigation dates back to the establishment of the Jordan Valley Authority (JVA) and to the construction, between andof the 69 km King Abdullah Canal. The Cost of Irrigation Water in the Jordan Valley April Caroline van den Berg and Sana Kh.

Agha Al Nimer with support from Turi Fileccia, Luz Maria Gonzalez, and Suhail Wahseh. land reserves. The Jordan Valley area is home to 60, Palestinians, half of whom live in the Jericho area and culti-vate 5, hectares of land [2].

The lower Jordan valley depends exclusively on ground-water for agricultural irrigation from the Eastern Mountain aquifer [3]. Irrigated agriculture makes up.

The major developments in irrigation started in the s, aiming at integrated rural development of the Jordan Valley, which would utilize Jordan's share of the water resources of the Jordan River System.

Currently, irrigation is practiced in two main areas: the Jordan rift valley (JRV) and the Upland. Irrigation Projects in the Jordan Valley (from North to South) 16 Total Cultivated and Irrigated Area in Jordan in 16 Quota System by Jordan Valley Authority ( Onward) 16 Total Crop Area and Production in the Jordan Valley, – 17 Total Vegetable Crop Area and Production in the Jordan Valley, – Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Jordan Valley Authority, P.O.

BOXAmman, Jordan. Introduction. Water is very scarce in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Due. the water of the jordan valley Download the water of the jordan valley or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the water of the jordan valley book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Jordan Valley witnessed a rapid development of irrigation with the construction of the King Abdullah Canal (KAC) between and Thousands of small intensive farms were created and produced fruits and vegetables to supply growing cities while a substantial surplus was exported all around the Middle East.

The Jordan Valley Authority (JVA): is responsible for the socioeconomic development of the Jordan Valley, primarily manages bulk water supply for irrigation, domestic and industrial purposes and promotes land development in the Valley.

The Water of the Jordan Valley Scarcity and Deterioration of Groundwater and its Impact on the Regional Development. and irrigation return flow endanger the groundwater aquifers in the Rift. In the long run this will ruin the socio-economic backbone of the settlements in the area.

The Water of the Jordan Valley Book Subtitle Scarcity. A private Israeli global provider of micro irrigation solutions. The company’s irrigation equipment has been documented in agricultural settlements in the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank in OctoberMarch and June The purchase orders on all boxes documented by Who Profits were made by the Naama branch of Amir Agriculture, a representative of Rivulis.

Jordan Valley (1). It is widely believed that irrigation was being practiced in Egypt at about the same time (6), and the earliest pictorial representation of irrigation is from Egypt around B.C. (1). In the following millennia, irrigation spread throughout Persia, the Middle East and westward along the Mediterranean.

In the same broad time. The Dead Sea, Jordan. Photo: Gusjer. Non-conventional resources. Treated wastewater is becoming an increasingly important resource, contributing around 12% to the national water budget in Around three quarters of this water is used in the agricultural sector: more than 75% of the approximately MCM of treated wastewater produced in was used for agricultural purposes.

Bucks et al.,() also recorded on-farm irrigation efficiency of 90 % by using drip irrigation. In Jordan valley project, application efficiency was 64% in surface irrigation and 91 % in.

An Israel-based global provider of irrigation technologies. InNetafim accompanied and contributed the equipment for an experiment on the effect of feeding canals on the yield and fruit size of lemons in the settlement on Masua in the Jordan Valley, occupied West Bank. InNetafim provided irrigation technologies for an experiment in controlling the size of olive trees in the.This is part of a study regarding the effect of intensive cultivation on the soil properties in the Jordan Valley in an area where a decline of crop yield was detected.

The high pCO 2 values in the cultivated soil (− Atm) and the large amount of irrigation water applied enhanced the processes occurring in the CaCO 3 − HCO 3 ‐ − CO 2.Irrigation. Israeli forces destroy irrigation ponds in the al-Jiftlik village, in Jordan Valley.

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