Technological and Modern Irrigation Environment in Egypt

Best Management Practices & Evaluation

  • El-Sayed E. Omran
  • Abdelazim M. Negm

Part of the Springer Water book series (SPWA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

  3. Irrigation Practice: Problems and Evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Ahmed A. Abdelhafez, Sh. M. Metwalley, H. H. Abbas
      Pages 15-34
    3. S. A. Abd El-Hafez, M. A. Mahmoud, A. Z. El-Bably
      Pages 35-57
  4. Smart Irrigation Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. El-Sayed E. Omran, Abdelazim M. Negm
      Pages 77-105
    3. S. A. Abd El-Hafez, M. A. Mahmoud, A. Z. El-Bably
      Pages 107-129
  5. Irrigation Management

  6. Irrigation System Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. S. A. Abd El-Hafez, M. A. Mahmoud, A. Z. El-Bably
      Pages 257-274
  7. Water Reuse and Treatment

  8. Conclusions

About this book


This book gathers contributions on modern irrigation environments in Egypt from an environmental and agricultural perspective. Written by leading experts in the field, it discusses a wide variety of modern irrigation problems. In the context of water resources management in Egypt, one fundamental problem is the gap between growing water demand and limited supply. As such, improving irrigation systems and providing farmers with better control over water are crucial to increasing productivity.

The book presents state-of-the-art technologies and techniques that can be effectively used to address a range of problems in modern irrigation, as well as the latest research advances. Focusing on water sensing and information technologies, automated irrigation technologies, and improved irrigation efficiency. It brings together a team of experts who share their personal experiences, describe the various applications, present recent advances, and discuss possibilities for interdisciplinary collaboration and implementing the techniques covered


Irrigation System and efficiency Water Development and Management Precision Irrigation Hydric resources Irrigation Technology and GIS

Editors and affiliations

  • El-Sayed E. Omran
    • 1
  • Abdelazim M. Negm
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of AgricultureSuez Canal UniversityIsmailiaEgypt
  2. 2.Department of Water and Water Structures Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringZagazig UniversityZagazigEgypt

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-30374-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-30375-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2364-6934
  • Series Online ISSN 2364-8198
  • Buy this book on publisher's site