Egypt Warns Ethiopia That All Options Are On the Table Over Blue Nile Dam Project

Egyptians Furious About Planned Ethiopia Dam -- Voice of America

CAIRO — Egyptians are becoming increasingly concerned about Ethiopia's plans to build a massive dam that would mean less water in the Nile river for several years.

Cairo boat captain Adel Gamal ferries goods and people across the Nile. On a run from the banks of the nation's capital to a small island in the middle, he described what the waters mean to him. He called the Nile the source of life. But he, like many Egyptians recently, worry this life source is under threat.

Far upstream, on the main tributary, the Blue Nile, Ethiopia has begun diverting waters to build the massive Grand Renaissance dam. As the reservoir fills in the next few years, water levels downstream will drop.

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