Egypt Student: Jye HamiltonTeacher: Miss Yeo

Physical water scarcity– Physical water scarcity is the situation when there is not enough water to meet all demands, such as those required by an ecosystem to function effectively.

Economic water scarcity– Economic water scarcity is caused by a lack of investment in water infrastructure or insufficient human capacity to satisfy the demand of water in areas where the population cannot afford to use a good source of water.

The map of Egypt

Environment affect Egypt by the rising population and rapid economic development in the countries of Nile basin, pollution and environmental degradation are decreasing water availability in the country. Egypt environment problems include water scarcity, air pollution, damage to historic monuments, and animal welfare issues.

The rivers in Egypt

Egypt faces water scarcity because of Nile pollution these rivers in pollution are often by the Niles' low water level. Water Scarcity in Egypt. Egypt, is located in northeastern Africa, it has an arid climate. Given Egypt's growing population and its arid climate, environmental scientist warn a water crisis is quickly approaching. The main source of fresh water in Egypt in the Nile River.

Egypt ciment graph

This shows all the stuff that Egypt gets like the mid temperature, average temperature, max temperature, average wind speed, wet days, precipitation, daylight, average sunlight, day with frost and relative humidity.

This map of rainfall shows how much rain that Egypt gets but it is not that much rain for everyone to drink In Egypt but Australians drink so much compared to them this is so much water used but in Egypt they drink only a little per day it is not fair for Egypt because they do get as much rain. So they have to dig up a well to get water.

Egypt has been suffering from severe water scarcity in recent years. Uneven water distribution, misuse of water resources and inefficient irrigation techniques are some of the major factors playing havoc with water security in the country. Egypt has only 20 cubic meters per person of internal renewable freshwater resources, and as a result the country relies heavily on the Nile River for its main source of water. The River Nile is the backbone of Egypt’s industrial and agricultural sector and is the primary source of drinking water for the population.

They have to clean their clothes in the river because they don't have the technology

What scarcity is expected to be a major issue in Egypt in the upcoming year. However, the process is only currently economically viable In tourist development along the Red Sea.

By Jye Hamilton

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