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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Aziz Bouignane, Directeur de l'Agence du Bassin hydraulique de la Moulouya, qui representera le Maroc a ce Panel mondial.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aa The loan will finance irrigation infrastructure in the basins of Oum Rbia, Moulouya and Loukous benefiting 30,000 people.
John Best, who is expanding his Maidstone yard with another 20 boxes, was on the mark when Moulouya proved far too good for her handicap hurdle rivals after contesting a Graded race at Aintree.
Il s'agit d'une approche differente et renovee qui s'appuie sur la contractualisation dans les processus de gestion et d'exploitation de ces amenagements", indique Mme Afilal dans un communique a l'occasion de la premiere session du Conseil d'Administration de l'Agence du Bassin Hydraulique de la Moulouya au titre de l'annee 2014.
AaAaAa This loan, which will benefit a population of 30,000, aims to fund the construction of irrigation infrastructure in the basin of Oum Rbia, Moulouya and Loukous.
The runner-up, Moulouya, is trained locally by the race's sponsor John Best, who was taking the opportunity to promote his expanding operation at Hucking, near Maidstone.