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Geophysics locates water in Dar es Salaam

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:07 authored by Lightness J. Kasonta, Anthony S. Kasonta
The city of Dar es Salaam is located on the Indian ocean coast of Tanzania, at around latitude 6°°50' south and longitude 39°°15 East. Temperature in the city ranges between 17°°C and 33°°C. Humidity is high reaching up to about 100 per cent. The city is characterized by rainfall of between 1000 and 1400 mm per annum, the wet season is usually between March and May. The average evaporation rate is 2100mm per annum.

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

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  • Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

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KASONTA, L.J. and KASONTA, A.S., 1999. Geophysics locates water in Dar es Salaam. IN: Pickford, J. (ed). Integrated development for water supply and sanitation: Proceedings of the 25th WEDC International Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30 August-2 September 1999, pp.185-187.

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1999

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