Hydrology and Water Resources of India by Sharad K. Jain, Pushpendra K. Agarwal, Vijay P. Singh

By Sharad K. Jain, Pushpendra K. Agarwal, Vijay P. Singh

India is endowed with diversified topographical gains, reminiscent of excessive mountains, wide plateaus, and vast plains traversed by means of potent rivers. Water is a vital enter within the socio-economic improvement of a country. In India, this dependence is much more obvious, as 70% of her inhabitants relies on agriculture.

Divided into 4 sections the e-book offers a complete assessment of water assets of India. starting with a normal description of the rustic, significant hydrologic positive factors, similar to weather (precipitation, temperature, radiation, etc.), streamflow, groundwater, soil, and so on. are mentioned. an in depth remedy of all significant river basins is equipped, including description of catchments, tributaries, floor water and floor water, and critical water assets initiatives. this can be by way of a dialogue on significant makes use of of water in India, significant initiatives, water comparable difficulties together with atmosphere and water caliber, provisions of the structure of India, interlinking of India rivers, and associations facing water assets. ultimately, the final bankruptcy discusses a few perspectives on water administration coverage for India.

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Millions of years ago, India was a part of a great continent known as the Gondwanaland which included the continent of Australia, Africa, South America and Antarctica. In the course of time, this continent got split into a number of plates and the Indo-Australian plate began to slowly drift towards North. This plate collided with the Eurasian plate millions of years ago and was pushed beneath it. Due to the impact of collision force, the sedimentary rocks of the area folded to form Himalayas. The major physiographic divisions of India are described in the following.

Salient features of Bhima Project Table 13. Salient features of Hipparagi Barrage Table 14. Salient features of Malprabha Project Table 15. Salient features of Upper Tunga project Table 16. Salient features of Markendaya Project Table 17. Salient features of Singatalur Lift Irrigation Project Table 18. Salient features of Osmansagar Reservoir Table 19. Salient features of selected existing projects in Krishna basin Table 20. Salient features of selected Under construction projects in Krishna basin Table 21.

Constitutional Provisions, Inter-State Water Disputes and Treaties Table 1. Allocation of Godavari water by GWDT among three states Table 2. Allocation of Krishna water by KWDT among three states Table 3. Allocation of Narmada water by NWDT among four states Table 4. Allocation of water of Satluj-Yamuna link by Eradi tribunal in 1987 988 996 997 999 1000 1001 1001 1002 1003 1003 1005 1013 1014 1016 1017 1019 1022 1023 1026 1031 1032 1035 1043 1047 1049 1057 List of Tables Chapter 22. Inter-Basin Water Transfer Table 1.

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