Egypt has been trying to benefit from rainwater, which is why the construction of a dam in the basin valleys
of Shalatin to harness rainwater was announced in 2017 after necessary studies were finished.
that Egypt intends to construct a dam to collect rain and flood water in the basin valleys
of Shalatin in the Halaib triangle on the Red Sea coast, raising concerns that it could spark a diplomatic row with Sudan.
The Nile - CC via Flickr- qalbmoslem CAIRO -- 11 December 2017: Egypt's newly announced dam, which will be constructed in the southern basin valleys
of Shalatin, aims to protect the country from the dangers of flooding and to utilize its water amid the water scarcity facing Egypt, said Houssam Al-Imam, spokesperson of Water Resources and Irrigation, in a statement on Monday.