Moulouya

Moulouya

 

a river in eastern Morocco. Length, 520 km. The Moulouya finds its source in the Middle Atlas Mountains and flows through a wide depression with semidesert climate and vegetation. The river empties into the Mediterranean Sea. It is fed by melting snow and by rain. Its discharge varies from 1,000 cu m per sec in early spring to 1 cu m per sec in summer. In its lower course is a hydroengineering complex and the Mechra Homadi irrigation system; higher on the Moulouya is a dam, with a hydroelectric power station, reservoir, and the Mechra Klila irrigation system.

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De son cote, le gouverneur de la province de Boulemane, Nour-Eddine Outaguella, a souligne l'importance des ressources hydriques dans la vie socio-economique et le developpement de la region, mettant l'accent sur les nombreux affluents et les ressources hydriques de la province, dont la gestion est assuree par les Agences du Bassin hydraulique du Sebou et de Moulouya.
Its Jurassic and Paleozoic reservoirs lie in a geologically-complex region encompassing the Moulouya Basin, South Oran Meseta and the Atlas which straddles Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
Assessing water and sediment quality of the Moulouya river (east-Morocco).
Il a egalement donne le coup d'envoi aux travaux de reconstruction d'un edifice technique sur la vallee de Moulouya au niveau du point kilometrique 96 sur la route nationale n 19, dont le cout s'eleve a 41,5 millions dh.
Indeed, the ABD envisions to supply20,000 of lands with local irrigation in many regions namely Loukkos, Tadla, Doukhala ET Moulouya.
The final French victory at the Battle of Isly in 1847 had established a formal Morocco-Algeria border but just south of the coast the line remained ill-defined, an open invitation to local French administrators to make unofficial 'adjustments' to take the border up to the River Moulouya some way to the west.
Moulouya and Mercato provided John Best with his first double in three and a half years with a training licence when winning at Huntingdon yesterday.
L'elu du Parti du Progres et du Socialisme (PPS), qui intervenait dans le cadre d'une question consacree a la politique hydrique a, par ailleurs, invite les responsables a prendre les mesures necessaires pour promouvoir les cercles d'irrigation relevant de la Province de Boulemane, jouxtant la riviere Moulouya, et en particulier, ceux de Sidi-Missour, Outat El Haj, Tindite ainsi que El Kassabi, ou des milliers d'hectares de terres agricoles sont menacees de penurie d'eau, a-t-il estime.
2]/yr References Mediterranean rivers 251 [35] Ebro River, Spain 214 [35] Tet Stream, France 40 [40] Rhone River, France 324 [41] Italian rivers 780 [35] Greece rivers 1140 [35] Albanian rivers 2780 [35] North African catchments 800 [42] Maghreb catchments 397 [43] Medjerda, Tunisia 963 [35] 38 Moulouya, Morocco 250 [35] Nile, Egypt 42 [35] Cheliff, Algeria 78 [35] Isser, Algeria 193 [35] Kebir west, Algeria 200 [35] Seybouse, Algeria 333 [35] Soummam, Algeria 513 [35] Tafna, Algeria 143 [35] Cheffia dam, Algeria 2700 [27] Charf dam, Algeria 300 [27] Beni-Haroun dam, Algeria 64 [33] Zit El-Amba dam, Algeria 374 [33] Zerdaza dam, Algeria 192 [33] Chaffia dam, Algeria 143 This study Mexa dam, Algeria 371 This study Mafragh catchment' outlet, Algeria 1974 This study
According to the newspaper, this approach "acquires even higher importance since the region under study hosts three wetlands of international importance classified as RAMSAR Sites, namely the lagoon of Nador (Mar Chica), the Cap des Trois Fourches and the estuary of the River mouth of Moulouya.