Examining Sediment Accumulation in Goronyo Reservoir , Sokoto State , Nigeria

@inproceedings{Abubakar2017ExaminingSA,
  title={Examining Sediment Accumulation in Goronyo Reservoir , Sokoto State , Nigeria},
  author={Sheikh Danjuma Abubakar and Mahmuda Aliyu},
  year={2017}
}
Goronyo Reservoir was impounded in 1984 on the Rima River and it has a storage capacity of 942,000,000 m 3 and a catchment area of 21,445 km 2 . Construction of dams and reservoirs lead to modification of the hydro-morphological river regime which facilitate sediment deposition in the reservoirs. Reservoirs eventually becomes as sediment traps. The aim of this study was to examine the extent of sediment accumulated in Goronyo reservoir from 1984 to 2013. The research was carried out using… CONTINUE READING

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