Aswan High Dam

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one of the world's largest dams on the Nile River in southern Egypt

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This has caused concerns about a shortage of water flows to Egypt's Aswan High Dam, along with affecting water supply for farming, drinking.
In 1960 the construction of the Aswan High Dam began, despite objections from around the world as well as internally.
On the Nile River, the construction of the Aswan High Dam demonstrates how an ideational symbol of water resource management is perceived.
WCC (Woodward-Clyed Consultants): 1985, Earthquake activity and dam stability evaluation for the Aswan High Dam, Egypt.
The Soviets established the Anshas nuclear research reactor in 1961 in al-Sharqia governorate and contributed to the establishment of the Aswan High Dam.
Specifically, had the Nile basin been unified in a single state, many projects like the Aswan High Dam, the Egyptian reclamations project, and perhaps some aspects of the Gezira scheme in Sudan probably would have been redundant if not outright harmful.
1964: The Egyptian and Russian leaders end phase one of the construction of the Aswan High Dam by blowing up a huge sand barrage to divert the course of the Nile.
These culminated in the construction of the Aswan High Dam in 1964, which submerged all of their ancient homeland on either side of the Egyptian/Sudanese border.
It soon became apparent that rising water levels and the growing number of surface pools at the Temple-Town Site were caused by irrigation water from the Wadi El-Sayaada Land Reclamation Project and not the distant Aswan High Dam, irrigated cropland nearby or sewage water, as some others had assumed.
July 26, 1956: Egypt's president, Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser, announces the nationalisation of the Suez Canal Company to provide funding for the construction of the Aswan High Dam.
The Prime Minister Ebrahim Mehleb witnessed today a ceremony organized by the Russian embassy in Cairo to mark the 50th anniversary of the Nile River diversion in preparation for the construction of the Aswan High Dam in 1964.
and Britain withdrew their promises of assistance to build the Aswan High Dam.
Both Graham and Michael were familiar with Nuba Nour's history, especially in respect of the social and cultural impact on Egypt's Nubian people resulting from the building of President Nasser's Aswan High Dam during the 1960s.
The background to the Suez Crisis of 1956 and 1957 clearly relates to the cancellation of funding to the newly independent (of the Ottoman Empire) Egypt for the construction of the Aswan High Dam on the Nile, first mooted in 1952.
People thus heard them talk about sabotaging the Ethiopian dam, which Ethiopian officials met with strong diplomatic protests, while other sources threatened to destroy the Aswan High Dam if the Ethiopian dam were destroyed.