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Key Issues/Challenges for Inland Water Transportation Network in India

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 75 - 81

Published: 13 Nov 2017

by S. Praveen, J. Jegan from M.E (Construction Engineering & Management), Department of Civil Engineering, James College of Engineering & Technology, Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India, Professor & Head, Department of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract: The authors explore transport and trade as two broad service sectors of inland water resources. An attempt is made to find out the key issues and chal read more...

Keywords: Inland Water, Navigation, Transportation, National Waterways

Wastewater Treatment Analysis, Technology and Challenges in Sweden

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 67 - 74

Published: 18 Oct 2017

by Otu, Ubong Etop from Department Of Marine Biology, Akwa Ibom State University P.M.B 1167, Uyo, Nigeria

Abstract: Wastewater treatment is an efficient technique that increases the reclamation and reuse of wastewater for other productive uses, thereby, reducing the read more...

Keywords: Water, Wastewater treatment, Grey wastewater, Sludge Management

Soil and Water Conservation in Thika-Chania catchment, Kenya

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 59 - 65

Published: 04 Sep 2017

by Gathagu John Ng’ang’a, Mainya Johnstone Isiah, Oduor Brian Omondi, Khaldoon A. Mourad from Pan African University Institute for water and Energy Sciences, Tlemcen, Algeria, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, Lund, 22100

Abstract: Soil and water conservation measures are widely practiced in Kenya to tackle the degradation of the ecosystems and to improve land productivity. Local read more...

Keywords: Baseline survey, soil and water conservation, capacity building, degradation.

Modelling Water Demand and Efficient Use in Mbagathi Sub-Catchment Using Weap

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 49 - 57

Published: 03 Apr 2017

by J. Nyika, G.N. Karuku, and R. N. Onwonga from Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 29053-00625, Nairobi, Kenya

Abstract: Water systems have complex component interactions necessitating development and evaluation of management amidst uncertainties of climate and constrain read more...

Keywords: water problems, necessitating development, evaluation of management, climate and constrained natural resources

Modelling and Prediction of Gully Initiation in the University of Benin Using the Gultem Dynamic Model

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 41 - 47

Published: 06 Mar 2017

by N. Kayode-Ojo, J. O. Ehiorobo, and N.M. Uzoukwu from Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria

Abstract: For a very long period of time there was environmental equilibrium between rainfall and soil erosion in the University of Benin until man's interventi read more...

Keywords: Environmental equilibrium, Gully erosion, Network models, GULTEM Dynamic Model.

The Performance Analysis of Effluent Treatment Plants (ETPs) of Different Industries in Chittagong City

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 29 - 40

Published: 20 Feb 2017

by Ohidul Alam, Sarkar Imran Wahid, Mohammed Kamal Hossain, Milan Kumar Chakraborty from Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences (IFES), University of Chittagong, Chittagong – 4331, Bangladesh, School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), Shanghai 200237, P.R. China, Chemical Department, Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA), Chittagong, Banglades

Abstract: The study was executed at Kalurghat industrial area to determine the efficiency of ETPs by testing different physicochemical parameters. Results revea read more...

Keywords: Effluents, ETP, Efficiency, Environment, Industry, and Pollution.

Calibration and Validation Of Swat For Sub-Hourly Time Steps Using Swat-Cup

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 21 - 27

Published: 20 Feb 2017

by Sa’d Shannak from Postdoctoral Researcher, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M AgriLife, Dallas, Texas

Abstract: SWAT is a semi-distributed, lumped parameter, continuous time model that simulates hydrology and water quality in watersheds. Traditionally, the model read more...

Keywords: Sub-hourly, SWAT, SWAT-CUP, SUFI-2, Uncertainty, Hydrological Modelling

The Effects of Cloud Model Initialization on Sulfate Chemistry Transport and Wet Deposition over Macedonia

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 09 - 20

Published: 06 Feb 2017

by Vlado Spiridonov, and Mladjen Curic from Institute of Physics, St Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia, Institute of Meteorology, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Abstract: We examine sulfate production and wet deposition over a rural location in Macedonia using a cloud chemistry model and ground-based measurements. The r read more...

Keywords: Cloud-chemistry model, WRF initialization, sulfate aerosol, wet deposition, acid precipitation

Remote Sensing Based Water Surface Extraction and Change Detection in the Central Rift Valley Region of Ethiopia

SWES, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 01 - 07

Published: 16 Jan 2017

by Amare Sisay from School of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia

Abstract: Recent advancements in water indices techniques and the availability of multi-temporal and multi-spectral imageries, has made the task of extracting a read more...

Keywords: Change Detection, Remote Sensing, surface water extraction, Water indices, Lake Abjata, Lake Shala, Lake Langano.