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: January 2012; 4(1)

January 2011

Determination of aquifer characteristics in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, using the vertical electrical sounding method

    This work is about geoelectric investigation involving eight vertical electrical soundings carried out in Okon, Ofriyo, Idua, Ikot Udoma, Atabong, Mkpok, Afaha Eket and Ikot Eket in Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom State, southern Nigeria. The total current electrode spread varied from 300 m to 400 m and this depended on access roads, topography, human settlements and general infrastructure....

Author(s): Magnus Uzoma Igboekwe, Efurumibe Ezinna Lucky and Akaninyene Okon Akankpo

January 2011

Socio-demographic differences in the evaluation of water resources planning in South West, Nigeria

The study examined differences in public assessment of water resources planning in Oyo State (southwest, Nigeria) based on certain socio-demographic variables such as gender and socio-economic background. The results showed that there were no significant differences in the way public assessed the planning of water resources on the basis of the two socio-demographic variables. The implication of the findings were...

Author(s): A. A. Amori, A. O. Eruolaand A. A. Makinde  

January 2011

Mapping groundwater potential in Kitui District, Kenya using geospatial technologies

  Kitui district is a semi-arid region characterized by erratic and unreliable rainfall. Despite this, the main economic activity is rain-fed agriculture, with irrigation agriculture taking place on small parcels adjoining riparian reserves. During the dry season, local people travel long distances in search of water, necessitating groundwater potential mapping to support exploitation and complementing other...

Author(s):   David Ndegwa Kuria Moses Karoki Gachari, Mary Wandia Macharia and Esther Mungai