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Development of Optimization Models for Regional Wastewater and Storm Water Systems with Application in the Jizan Region, Saudi Arabia

Abstract Imagine you live in a place without any storm water or wastewater systems!

Wastewater and storm water systems are two of the most crucial systems for urban infrastructure. Water resources have become more limited and expensive in arid and semi-arid regions. According to the fourth World Water Development Report, over 80% of global wastewater is released into the environment without adequate treatment. Wastewater collection and treatment systems in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) covers about 49% of urban areas; about 25% of treated wastewater is used for landscape and crop irrigation (Ministry of Environment Water and Agriculture [MEWA], 2017). According to Guizani (2016), during each event of flooding, there are fatalities. In 2009, th... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Alfaisal, Faisal Mohammed (Author) / Mays, Larry W. (Advisor) / Mascaro, Giuseppe (Committee member) / Fox, Peter (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Water resources management / Optimization Models / Saudi Arabia / Stormwater Planning / Wastewater Management / Water Resource Planning
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 288 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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