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WST 600 WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT-II                                                                               (2L+1P) III

Objective
To expose the students to the irrigation development in India, irrigation water distribution practices for water resource utilization analysis in water resource management planning including benefit costs etc.

Theory

UNIT I
Water Resources of India (Sources, current state of development, Potential, State wise distribution), Natural Resource base for Irrigation (Rainfall, Soil & Land, Crop water requirement)

UNIT II
Irrigation development in India, surface/ground water, Irrigation water distribution practices in India, Warabandi system

UNIT III
Introduction to systems analysis in water resources planning and management, OBJECTIVE functions, benefits, cost, decision variables, constraints etc., Techniques used for systems analysis/ Optimization: Linear programming(LP)/Dynamic Programming/Simulation and their application in water resources management

UNIT IV
Expert systems and Decision Support Systems (DSS) in Water Resources Management, Case Studies of Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Water Resources

UNIT V
Conjunctive use of canal and ground water : Case studies, Water logging and salinity management and modelling, Poor quality water management for agriculture

Practicals
Data collection on water statistics, Irrigation Water distribution practices in India, Formulations of Systems Analysis Problems, Formulation and solutions of LP problems using softwares, Development of simulation models, expert systems, DSS for water resources management (methodology), Estimation of water quality parameters.

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