Water Sector

Team: Rani, Ralph, Rand and Ghida

PROJECT RELATED TO THE TOPIC OF WATER, AND WATER TREATMENT.
Jad Melki : http://charleshelouextension.blogspot.com/

Research Topics


  • Sources of water in Lebanon
  • Beirut water network distribution
  • Mapping of soil
  • Quantitative changes of use of water
  • Water pricing
  • Percentages of water supply to different areas of Beirut
  • Guidelines to water storage
  • Statistics of water loss (rivers,network leaks,faucets,acs)
  • Types of subscription
  • Seasonal water fluctuations and limitations
  • Statistics on water quality
  • Other (informal) sources of water

  • Bottled water versus municipal water
  • Water cuts
  • Water loss
  • System limitations
  • Thinking about current circumstances

Maps

Beirut
Lebanon

References


Sea Pollution

http://www.mectat.com.lb/metopics/map2007/map2007.htm
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/fullMaps_Sa.nsf/luFullMap/00BD785A71C24C8885257474007067B1/$File/ls_SEC_lbn080626.pdf
http://www.zawya.com/Story.cfm/sidDS200209_dsart4/Seawater%20Intrusion%20Threatening%20Beirut%20Water%20Supplies


Beyond Green Resources

http://beyondgreenfall09.blogspot.com/
http://beyondgreenfinal.blogspot.com/
http://beyondgreencasestudy.blogspot.com/

Rainfall

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/world/city_guides/results.shtml?tt=TT002560
http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather.php3?s=104&refer=&units=metric

Water Sources

http://earthtrends.wri.org/pdf_library/country_profiles/wat_cou_422.pdf
http://www.medawater-rmsu.org/meetings/FMWPC/Lebanon.pdf
http://www.dlr.de/tt/Portaldata/41/Resources/dokumente/institut/system/projects/aqua-csp/WP02_AQUA-CSP-Resources_Final.pdf

Water and Geology

http://www.springerlink.com/content/r421w23j50161r6j/
http://openpdf.com/viewer?url=http://www.springerlink.com/index/r421w23j50161r6j.pdf
http://ddc.aub.edu.lb/projects/geology/geology-of-lebanon/fig1.html
http://boxedwaterisbetter.com/hello/


Household Resources Statistics - Beirut
http://www.undp.org.lb/programme/pro-poor/poverty/statisticalfactsheets/multipurposesurvey.cfm


The KOR ONE Bottle Changes Behaviour
http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/alissa-walker/designerati/kor-one-bottle-beautifies-water?nav=inform-rl