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Title:Organisation of water supply and use for agricultural needs in the light of the Egyptian legislation
Author:Gudowski, Janusz
Periodical:Africana Bulletin
Geographic term:Egypt
Subjects:water management
Abstract:The concept of water law assumed here refers exclusively to the body of problems of agricultural use of waters in a broad sense. This approach is justified by the actual status of the water legislature in Egypt, which gives general priority to the utilization of water resources for farming. Sections: The evolution of modern water law in Egypt - Some problems of water management in agriculture in the light of the water law in force - Water ownership and water agricultural use - The duties resulting from the ownership of irrigation and drainage facilities - The financing of the irrigation and drainage works - Flood control and water conservation - Water law and the requirements of modern water management. Notes, tab., app.: The water legislation of Egypt in the years 1880-1977.