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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:The Equatorial Nile Project
Author:Glennie, J.F.
Periodical:Sudan Notes and Records
Geographic terms:Sudan
Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment
Development and Technology
Abstract:The opening of the Owen Falls dam early in 1954 market the beginning of the generation of large quantities of electric power from the Nile; The dam is the first control work which will regulate its head waters Its construction indicated a change in the methods previously employed formaking use of the Nile. The reservoir in Lake Victoria will provide overyear storage, for use in years when there is a shortage. In this paper an attempt is made to explain the effect upon the Sudan of the opening of the Owen Falls dam. - Lake Victoria - Lake Kioga - Lake Albert - Site of Lake Albert Dam - Torrents balancing reservoir - The Sudd region - Benefits from the project.