The recommended optimum solution is a pipeline for the transfer of 2,000MCM/yr of water from the Red Sea. The intake consists of a submerged pipe off the eastern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba. More research is required to determine the optimal depth of the intake (between 25 and 140m). Fourteen pumps, each with a […]
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The feasibility study was carried out under the auspices of the World Bank by the engineering consultancy Coyne and Bellier. According to the terms of reference, three scenarios were examined: The mass balance of Dead Sea water was established for the year 2010, as illustrated in the diagram below. It shows that the net water loss […]
The Dead Sea is part of the Jordan Rift Valley (JRV), which extends from Lake Tiberias in the north to the Gulf of Aqaba in the south. The bottom of the Dead Sea is, at 790 metres below sea level (m bsl), the lowest point in this valley and the shoreline, at about 420m bsl, is the lowest land surface on earth.
The catchment of the Dead Sea covers approximately 42,000km2, stretching from southern Lebanon to the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt (see map below, the area bordered in white). All rainfall in this area that is not evaporated or extracted for use elsewhere accumulates in the Dead Sea, a low-lying saline lake. Because the catchment of the […]
Program Official Invite List Register for Event Meet and greet leading businesses operating in the global water sector, well-known water experts, and multilateral donors (and financiers) together with government officials and diplomats. Please refer to the list of invitees below. We will publish a list of attendees the event as soon as it is available.
Program Official Invite List Register for Event On 7 October, Fanack Water welcomes you at the [Peace Palace] in The Hague. The programme runs from 1 until 2. 12.00 registration and short lunch 12.30 welcome by Dr. A.C.A. Dake, founder of Fanack 01.00 opening by Minister xxxx 01.30 keynote speech by HE Dr El-Naser 02.30 […]
Program Official Invite List Register for Event As the most water-scarce region in the world, the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region is facing a growing water crisis. Rivers and springs are drying up, deserts are spreading, and people in the region are increasingly struggling to access clean, safe drinking water at affordable prices. […]
Program Official Invite List Register for Event The Fanack Water Event 2014 is on invitation only and we welcome you as our guest. To register, please fill in the form below. This will only take a few minutes of your time. You will receive an email confirmation of your registration. [eventsplus_single event_id=”1″]