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Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences (IJPAB)
Year : 2022, Volume : 10, Issue : 5
First page : (7) Last page : (14)
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Assessment of Water Supply and Demand, a Case Study of Elfasher Rural Area-North Darfur State

Ahmed Aboelgasim Mahmoud1,2*, Adil B. Magboul1
1Faculty of Petroleum and Minerals, El-Neelain University, Sudan
2Khartoum State Water Corporation, Ground Water and Wells Department
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Received: 15.07.2022 | Revised: 27.09.2022 | Accepted: 13.10.2022 


This study was conducted in Elfasher Rural Area. The area is located within North Darfur State. The objectives of this study are to assess Water Supply and Demand Assessment in Rural of Elfasher and possible future scenarios; to provide and highlight the status of water resources in Elfasher Rural, and to give recommendations to take remedial actions and potential solutions for identified problems.
The study includes the water supply situation in Elfasher Rural for different areas and evaluates the role of the community in the management part. The data collected from field visits and questionnaires were analyzed: It was found that the main problems in quality were the presence of Nitrate, hardness and bacteriological contamination in the hand pump. In the recommendations, some of them are conducting groundwater monitoring to test groundwater depletion. Promote surface water harvesting and aquifer artificial recharge. Taking immediate action to solve the problems that have been identified.

Keywords: Elfasher Rural Area, Water Supply, bacteriological contamination, water harvesting, aquifer artificial.

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Cite this article: Mahmoud, A. A., & Magboul, A.B. (2022). Assessment of Water Supply and Demand, a Case Study of Elfasher Rural Area-North Darfur State, Ind. J. Pure App. Biosci.10(5), 7-14. doi: