The Enan Reservoir

  • Sarig Gafny
  • Avital Gasith
Part of the Environmental Series book series (ESE)


In regions of water scarcity, where the wet season is short or rainfall is unpredictable, reservoirs are often designed to store large quantities of water for later use, mostly for irrigation and for human use (Mitchell 1974; Fernando 1993; Costa and de Silva 1995; Frempong 1995). Reservoirs are frequently divided into two major groups:
  • Mainstream reservoirs with high rate of water exchange (e.g., Soballe and Kimmel 1987)

  • Storage impoundments which are characterized by a relatively long retention time and often exhibit thermal stratification (Hannon 1979)


Water Quality Common Carp Fish Farming Thermal Stratification Water Quality Condition 
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