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Egypt’s Water Sustainability Part II: Alexandria’s Water History

Alexandria’s Water Supply Through History Alexandria has struggled to provide a regular and clean supply of fresh water to its citizens since medieval times. Founded in 331 BC by Alexander the Great, Alexandria lies on the Mediterranean coast, on [...]

Egypt’s Water Sustainability Part I: The Mahmoudiyah Canal

The Death of a Canal: Urban Water Supply in Egypt Toxic waste, sewage, and salinity are endangering the main drinking water supply in Egypt’s second city. Built in 1817 upon the order of the Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali Pasha, the 77-kilometer [...]

From Conflict to Context-Based Metrics

The stories of the Cauvery River and California’s Central Valley Few things convey conflict like an image of a truck on fire. This photo, taken in India from September 2016 does just that, serving to remind us that [...]

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Egypt’s Water Sustainability Part II: Alexandria’s Water History

Alexandria’s Water Supply Through History Alexandria has struggled to provide a regular and clean supply of fresh water to its citizens since medieval times. Founded in 331 BC by Alexander the Great, Alexandria lies on the Mediterranean coast, on [...]

Liquidity

Water is the very foundation of life on Earth; the life source for all that exists and thrives on Planet Earth and yet we treat Her with such disdain: our oceans and waterways are polluted to almost [...]

Egypt’s Water Sustainability Part I: The Mahmoudiyah Canal

The Death of a Canal: Urban Water Supply in Egypt Toxic waste, sewage, and salinity are endangering the main drinking water supply in Egypt’s second city. Built in 1817 upon the order of the Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali Pasha, the 77-kilometer [...]

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