Evolution of the Qan?t (Kahriz) Systems in the Arid Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Authored by: Alovsat Guliyev

Underground Aqueducts Handbook

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498748308
eBook ISBN: 9781315368566
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315368566-20

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Abstract

Some natural problems occur under arid climatic condition in the world. One of the most important problems is limitation of the water resources. Hence, some sources and methods are available to use water under this climatic condition. There is an urgent need for subsoil water resources utilization in these zones. The qan?t (kahriz) wells are used by consuming the subsoil waters in this direction.

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