This article from Geotimes examines the threat posed by rising groundwater to ancient Egyptian monuments. The problem has several sources, including the rise of Egypt's water table over the last 30 years, the prevention of freshwater floods through the cities where the monuments stand, and leaking or non-existing sewage systems. Various solutions are also examined.
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water and society, policy, and management Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater:Water and society, policy, and management
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