|Title||Hydrological Aspects of Artificial Lake Design: A Case Study of the Proposed Kurikyo Lake, Lafia Nasarawa State|
|Author/s||Kana Aisha Abubakar, Kana Ahmad Abubakar, Oleka, Adama Baba|
|Source||International Journal of Research In Earth & Environmental Sciences pg 01-05 Vol 15. No. 01, 2019|
Artificially created lakes involve one form of impoundment or another. A lake is simply a body of water surrounded by land. It can be natural e.g. Lake Chad or artificially created by man in order to beautify his environment, for irrigation and also domestic water supply. Factors generally considered before the creation of artificial lakes include physical and economic/social factors. Physical factors include geomorphology, hydrology and climate. While socio-economic factors include developmental plans, land ownership, availability of technology/equipment, impact on socio–economic activities of individuals in the area among others. The present study …..
|Keywords||Hydrology, Artificial Lake, Geomorphology, Climate|
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