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Simulating the Effect of Improving Water Quality at the El-Rahawy and the Tala Drains in the Rosetta Branch Water Quality

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The El-Rahawy and the Tala drains are the major sources of pollution along the Rosetta branch. The El-Rahawy drain receives primary treated wastewater from the Abu-Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), while the Tala drain receives discharge from dairy industry and agricultural drainage, as well as domestic wastewater. This research involved attempting to study the effect of improving water quality on the El-Rahawy and the Tala drains in the Rosetta branch water quality. Water quality at the El-Rahawy drain is expected to improve after discharging water from the Al-Buhairi Water Canal to the El-Rahawy drain and improving effluent water quality at the Abu-Rawash WWTP. Water quality at the Tala drain is expected to improve after constructing a new WWTP and improving effluent water quality at the dairy industry. The river pollutant (RP) modeling enabled studying the effect of improving water quality at the drains on the Rosetta branch water quality. The RP modeling showed that applying the proposed solutions would significantly improve water quality at the Rosetta branch.

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Mostafa, M. (2015) Simulating the Effect of Improving Water Quality at the El-Rahawy and the Tala Drains in the Rosetta Branch Water Quality. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 7, 1271-1279. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2015.716103.

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