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WST 500 WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – I                                                                               (3L+0P) II

Objective
To prepare the students with the rationale utilization of land & water resources for optimum production with minimum land and water resources

Theory

UNIT I
Hydrologic Cycle, hydrologic process, Analysis of rainfall data, runoff estimation.

UNIT II
Rain Water Harvesting and Its Management, Development of Surface Water Resource, Basic equations of ground flow, Ground Water Recharge, assessment of  ground water recharge, Development of ground water resources

UNIT III
Physical, chemical and biological properties of water, water quality standards for different purposes, Sources of pollution of surface and ground water resources.

UNIT IV
India’s water resources and their development, impact of climate change on water resources, water resources data. Water needs for future in different sectors.

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