Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/191646
Title:
Ground water system evaluation for Wadi Nisah, Saudi Arabia
Author:
Abdulrazzak, Mohammed Jamil,1947-
Issue Date:
1976
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
A detailed study of the Biyadh sandstone aquifer in the Wadi Nisah graben was conducted primarily to adopt a simple ground water model that could be used for evaluation and management of the aquifer and to study the feasibility of additional ground water withdrawal. The model developed by Prickett has been adapted to fit the Wadi Nisah aquifer since it is simple to operate, requires less computer memory, and provides fast program execution. In light of the results obtained during the calibration, it was concluded that the model could be used for future management of the aquifer. This study also indicated that further development of the aquifer is possible through the construction of an additional new well field at the lower end of the aquifer. A prediction analysis of the water level decline was made for the proposed well field and also for the other well fields in the area, which indicated that over a 30-year period the expected drawdown would constitute 20-30 percent of the available saturated thickness. The simulation technique used in generalizing data for rainfall, runoff, and infiltration for the Wadi Nisah area demonstrated that this procedure could be used in other areas of Saudi Arabia where only limited data are available.
Type:
Thesis-Reproduction (electronic); text
LCSH Subjects:
Hydrology.; Groundwater -- Saudi Arabia.
Degree Name:
M.S.
Degree Level:
masters
Degree Program:
Hydrology and Water Resources; Graduate College
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Committee Chair:
Evans, Daniel D.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.titleGround water system evaluation for Wadi Nisah, Saudi Arabiaen_US
dc.creatorAbdulrazzak, Mohammed Jamil,1947-en_US
dc.contributor.authorAbdulrazzak, Mohammed Jamil,1947-en_US
dc.date.issued1976en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractA detailed study of the Biyadh sandstone aquifer in the Wadi Nisah graben was conducted primarily to adopt a simple ground water model that could be used for evaluation and management of the aquifer and to study the feasibility of additional ground water withdrawal. The model developed by Prickett has been adapted to fit the Wadi Nisah aquifer since it is simple to operate, requires less computer memory, and provides fast program execution. In light of the results obtained during the calibration, it was concluded that the model could be used for future management of the aquifer. This study also indicated that further development of the aquifer is possible through the construction of an additional new well field at the lower end of the aquifer. A prediction analysis of the water level decline was made for the proposed well field and also for the other well fields in the area, which indicated that over a 30-year period the expected drawdown would constitute 20-30 percent of the available saturated thickness. The simulation technique used in generalizing data for rainfall, runoff, and infiltration for the Wadi Nisah area demonstrated that this procedure could be used in other areas of Saudi Arabia where only limited data are available.en_US
dc.description.notehydrology collectionen_US
dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.subject.lcshHydrology.en_US
dc.subject.lcshGroundwater -- Saudi Arabia.en_US
thesis.degree.nameM.S.en_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHydrology and Water Resourcesen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.chairEvans, Daniel D.en_US
dc.identifier.oclc212769181en_US
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