The Fate of Disi Aquifer as Stratigic Groundwater Reserve for Shared Countries (Jordan and Saudi Arabia)
Alsharifa Hind Jasem, Maisa'a Shammout, Dheaya AlRousan, Marwan AlRaggad
DOI: 10.4236/jwarp.2011.310081   PDF    HTML     5,719 Downloads   9,839 Views   Citations


Disi is a fossil groundwater shred between Jordan and Saudi Arabia with a very high quality properties, this water is limited and has been used for irrigation purposes between both countries, this study helps in highlighted the importance of this water as stratigic reserve to be use later on. This study shows that the amounts of groundwater affected by the thickness of the saturated zone in the aquifer, the porosity of the aquifer and the groundwater flow in the basin. Abstraction from the aquifer will affect water quality so this point must be clearly understood all the time.

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A. Jasem, M. Shammout, D. AlRousan and M. AlRaggad, "The Fate of Disi Aquifer as Stratigic Groundwater Reserve for Shared Countries (Jordan and Saudi Arabia)," Journal of Water Resource and Protection, Vol. 3 No. 10, 2011, pp. 711-714. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2011.310081.

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