Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science

Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Modeling the Impacts of Land Cover Changes on Stream Flow Response in Thiba River Basin in Kenya

    Samuel M. Kasuni, Johnson U. Kitheka

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: 10 January 2017
    Accepted: 21 January 2017
    Published: 10 February 2017
    Abstract: Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) was used to model the impacts of land cover changes on stream flow regime in the Thiba River basin covering a surface area of 1648 km2 in central region of Kenya. The basin is characterized by intensive agricultural activities including the largest rice irrigation scheme in Kenya. A study was undertaken to test... Show More
  • Physico – Chemical Water Quality Analyses of Lake Alau, North – Eastern Nigeria

    Gwana Adamu Mohammed, Umaru Buba Wakil, Halima Mohammed Bala, Wanas Lalai Ndirmbita

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 14-22
    Received: 1 March 2016
    Accepted: 13 March 2016
    Published: 4 March 2017
    Abstract: This study was conducted on the physico – chemical water quality analyses of Lake Alau, North – eastern Nigeria. Water was sampled biweekly for the period of seven months from five sampling stations. The physico – chemical qualities were determined using the methods described by APHA, (1985) and Boyd (1990). The mean values of the physico – chemica... Show More