Watershed Management

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New Age International, 1998 - Watershed management - 234 pages
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Watershed Management Environment Improves By Watershed Management, A Rapid Means For Reviving Green Foliage On Wastelands. In The Present Endeavor, The Concept On Watershed Management Is Dealt After Introducing The Reasons For Degradation Of Lands And The Need For Watershed Management. The Simple, Integrated Scientific Techniques Are Given On Land, Water, Greenery And Energy Management. Socioeconomical Conditions, Basic To Peoples' Involvement In Promoting Sustainable Society Are Also Dealt. Stress Is Laid For Presenting Appropriate Technologies, Check Dams, Water Harvesting Ponds And Greening Systems. In Conclusion, Impact Achieved By Watershed Management And Barefoot Pathways Are Given.The Essential Objective Of The Book Is To Help The Greening Of Semi Arid Tracts In The Context Of Souths' Self Reliance.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Watershed Concept
21
Land
37
Water
55
Surface Water Utilization of Wasted Flows Salvaging Flood Flows National Waterway Grid
70
Greenery
77
Appropriate Technology
129
Impact
159
Barefoot Pathways
173
Appendix Model Management Plan for the Badri Watersheds Angara Block Ranchi District
187
Bibliography
216
Additional Bibliography
224
Index
231
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