Water Requirement Department Mandates

  • - Determination of the consumptive use of different crops grown in different parts of the country under different climatic and water management condition.
  • - Estimating crop water consumption under modern irrigation systems (Improved Surface–Drip–Sprinkler).
  • - Evaluating the water use efficiency.
  • - Study the effect of reduced water supply and increased concentration of soluble salt in soil and water on crop yields.
  • - Study the effect of using low quality water on soil and crop production.
  • - Study the effect of groundwater table contribution on crop consumptive use.
  • - Development of mathematical models which computerized potential evapotranspiration from both empirical and semi-empirical equations.
  • - Study the impact of climate change on water requirement in the majority of Egyptian agricultural area.