International Journal of
Water Resources and Environmental Engineering

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Water Res. Environ. Eng.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6613
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJWREE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 332

Table of Content: 21 December 2011; 3(14)

December 2011

Species richness and diversity of chlorophyceae and bacillariophyceae in Cauvery River, Mysore, India

Selected physico-chemical parameters and a taxonomic survey of fresh water algae in lotic water bodies of river cauvery in and around Mysore district were carried out between 2008 and 2009. The quantitative and qualitative analyses of chlorophyceae and bacillariophyceae have revealed the presence of 21 taxes respectively. The maximum chlorophyceae and bacillariophyceae species were found at stations D1 and R1 and...

Author(s): J. Mahadev, UsmanTaqui Syed and S. Suresha

December 2011

Phytoplankton dynamics and seasonal variation in Tungabhadra River, India

Tungabhadra River, an important tributary of Krishna, flows in the district Davangere in the central part of Karnataka State, India. A total of 64 species of phytoplankton were recorded during the present study period. These include 23 species of Chlorophyceae, 18 species of Cyanophyceae, 14 species of Bacillariophyceae and 9 species of Euglenophyceae. Water and algal samples were collected at regular intervals of 15...

Author(s): Suresh B., Manjappa S. and E. T. Puttaiah

December 2011

A study of solar disinfection for rural water supply

Drinking water available to rural communities in many developing countries contains disease germs. Solar disinfection of water is becoming increasingly appreciated because of the feasibility of its application. This study investigated the level of transmission of ultraviolet light by bottles made of glass, poly vinyl chloride (PVC) and polyethlene terephthalate (PET) in relation to their ability to disinfect water...

Author(s): Olatunde Ayoola Ajayi, Kamar Taiwo Oladepo, Julius Olatunji Jeje and Martins Olusola Ogedengbe

December 2011

Optimal management for groundwater of Nubian aquifer in El Dakhla depression, Western Desert, Egypt

El Dakhla depression occupies a structurally localized depression at 100 to140 m (amsl), below a 400 m escarpment bordering the Libyan Plateau, Western Desert of Egypt. In this area, groundwater of the Nubian Sandstone aquifer is the unique source of fresh water.  The increasing demand of groundwater in El Dakhla depression has resulted in an indiscriminate exploitation of this source causing environmental hazards...

Author(s): Gad M. I., A. E. El Sheikh and El Osta M. M.