Course details of TD 603 - Water Resources Management

Course Name Water Resources Management
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 3
Tutorial 0
Practical 0
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Prerequisite 0
Text Reference 1.Watershed Management: Murthy J V S, New Age Intl, 1998. 2.Decision Support System for Integrated Watershed management: Allam gamal Ibrahim Y, Colorado State University, 1994. 3.Watershed Planning and Management: Vir Singh Raj, Yash Publishing House, 2000. 4.Watershed Management in India: Murthy J V S, Wiley Eastern, 1994. 5.Watershed Management: American Soc of Civil Engineers, 1975. Water Harvesting and Sustainable Water Supply in India, Environment and Development Series: Centre for Environment Education, 2003.
Description Principles of Watershed Management: Basic concepts, Hydrology and water availability, Surface water, Groundwater, Conjunctive use, Human influences in the water-resources system, Water demand, Integrated water resources system River basins. Watershed management practices in arid and semi-arid regions, Watershed management through wells, Management of water supply Case studies, short term and long term strategic planning Conservation of Water: Perspectives on recycle and reuse, Waste water reclamation Social Aspects of Watershed Management: Community participation, Private sector participation, Institutional issues, Socio-economy, Integrated development, Water legislation and implementation, Case studies Sustainable Watershed Approach: Sustainable integrated watershed management, Natural resources management, Agricultural practices, Integrated farming, Soil erosion and conservation Water Harvesting: Rainwater management- conservation, storage and effective utilization of rainwater, Structures for rainwater harvesting, roof catchment system, check dams, aquifer storage. Applications of Geographical Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) in watershed management, Role of Decision Support System (DSS) in watershed management
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