Water and environment in Tanzania

The paper discusses the hydrological conditions for an extended water supply scheme in Tanzania. The topics are: the concept of water balance; the unknown water and ground water reserves; the unfavourable distribution of rainfall; ground water formation in Tanzania; and, soil erosion and sedimentation. Map.

Title: Water and environment in Tanzania
Author: Annersten, L.
Book title: African environment; problems and perspectives / ed. by P. Richards
Year: 1975
Pages: 55-61
Language: English
Geographic term: Tanzania
Subject: water
Abstract: The paper discusses the hydrological conditions for an extended water supply scheme in Tanzania. The topics are: the concept of water balance; the unknown water and ground water reserves; the unfavourable distribution of rainfall; ground water formation in Tanzania; and, soil erosion and sedimentation. Map.