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Water resources of Kerala

Kerala, India (State). Public Works Dept.

Water resources of Kerala

by Kerala, India (State). Public Works Dept.

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Published by The Dept. in [Trivandrum] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Kerala (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- India -- Kerala (State)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGovernment of Kerala, Public Works Department.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC504.K47 K47 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, ii, 110 p., [20] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4384557M
      LC Control Number78902339

      Water Resources: An Integrated Approach provides students with a comprehensive overview of both natural and socio-economic processes associated with water. The book contains chapters written by 20 specialist contributors, providing expert depth of coverage to topics. The text guides the reader through the topic of water starting with its unique /5(2). The water bodies are top tourist draws as well. Visitors from different corners of the world come to see these water resources. As a result, the travel and tourism sector of India is getting a boost.

      Kerala Surface Water Component Project Completion Report Implementation Period: April, to May, 1. Introduction Scientific investigations on the development and management of water resources in a sustainable manner have gained importance in recent times, andFile Size: 2MB. Water Management. In view of the existing status of water resources and increasing demands of water for meeting the requirements of the rapidly growing population of the country as well as the problems that are likely to arise in future, a holistic, wellplanned long-term strategy is needed for sustainable water resources management in India.

      chapter, we shall discuss water resources in India, its geographical distribution, sectoral utilisation, and methods of its conservation and management. Water Resources of India India accounts for about per cent of world’s surface area, 4 per cent of the world’s water resources and about 16 per cent of world’s Size: KB. The projections of both the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the World Resource Institute (WRI) predict bleak water prospects for Kerala. With an average annual rainfall of above mm, it faces severe drinking water problems in quantity as well as quality for most parts of the year.


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Water resources of Kerala by Kerala, India (State). Public Works Dept. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kerala Water Resources Department. Water Resources Department of the Government Secretariat takes the Administrative level decisions of the Line/Subordinate Departments. Its Political head is the Hon’ble Minister and the Administrative head is the Principal Secretary to the Government.

Details of the Department such as organizational structure, list and officials,programmes,schemes, latest. is a platform for academics to share research papers. Backwaters, ponds and wells, springs also contribute to the water resources in Kerala.

The non-conventional fresh water source in northern Malabar ie surangams (horizontal wells) is a unique source of freshwater.

Kerala also has good groundwater potential. Packaged-water cos may urge Kerala govt to ease price cap 17 Feb,AM Water resources of Kerala book. Some of the big names in the country's packaged drinking water industry are likely to approach the Kerala government to ease the recently proposed price cap of Rs 13 per litre on bottled water.

Dynamic Ground Water Resources of Kerala () 1 DYNAMIC GROUNDWATER RESOURCES OF KERALA (As on Ma ) INTRODUCTION Kerala is a tiny strip of land, located in the southwestern tip of India between North latitudes 80 18’and 48’ and East longitudes 52’ and 22’, occupying only percent of India's land area.

the seriousness of the situation, government of Kerala have declared all the 14 districts in the state as drought affected.

Acute shortage of drinking water, depletion of irrigational water sources, lowering of water levels in dams and consequential power crisis are looming large over the state.

WRD. Water Resources Department of Kerala takes the administrative level decisions of Irrigation Department.

The administrative head is the Additional Chief Secretary to the Government, who supports Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources, in taking organizational decisions apposite to the department.

“To ensure that the right of access to water for all citizens is transformed into reality” is the basic principle. Minister for Water Resources in the Kerala Sri. K Krishnankutty, Room No, North Block. ariat,Statue. Thiruvananthapuram. Ph   Amid the state government's efforts to rejuvenate and reclaim water sources, a study has come up with a startling finding that per cent of water sources in Kerala are "completely" polluted.

As many as per cent of over water sources including ponds, canals, river and backwater stretches and public wells, surveyed in wards across the southern state, are "partly polluted. 2nd Floor, North Sandwich Block, Government Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram –+ [email protected] Ground Water Year Book of Kerala () FOREWORD Ground water is an important source of water for meeting the drinking, agricultural and industrial needs in India.

Over the last few decades, the use of ground water in the country has increased manifold, exerting pressure on. In Kerala, the gross irrigated area during the period was lakh ha. Kerala is well endowed with water resources. However, in spite of the copious supply of rainfall, water scarcity problems (in terms of the quantity and quality of water) are still prevalent in different parts of the State.

Managing Water and Water Users: Experiences from Kerala [R. Sooryamoorthy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Managing Water and Water Users offers an answer to the question of why Kerala remains a water-scarce region despite having a regular and adequate rainfall. The papers presented in this volume deal with the multifarious aspects of conservationCited by: 4.

Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Government of India. The water resources in the State are not abundant but over exploited. The drinking water projects of five corporations and most of the 53 municipalities are based on the water yielded by the west flowing rivers.

Although Kerala gets a normal rain of mm per year the topography of Kerala with undulating hills and valleys and deep rivers. CWRDM is a premier R & D institution in the water sector established by the Government of Kerala.

Recognising the need for catering to the R & D needs in the field of water management, the Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM) was established as an autonomous research organisation by the Government of Kerala, under its Science and Technology Policy in.

The state of Kerala, once considered water rich, is increasingly facing seasonal water scarcity. Multiple reasons including decline of its river systems, loss of large extend of wetlands and paddy fields, increasing demand, over-exploitation of available resources, pollution, etc., have contributed.

Describes the organisation of the water resources department, has tables, statistics and maps of irrigation and water usage. Kerala Water Authority Jalabhavan Vellayambalam Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Kerala, India Phone Water is considered as one of the most important natural resource.

Water is the most essential asset of our day-to-day life as it is used for drinking, in agricultural and industrial processes. Chapter 2 Water Quality in Urban Rivers: A Case Study for the Hawkesbury-Nepean River System in Australia Authors: A Rahman, U Kuruppu, M M HaqueAuthor: Jonathan Y S Leung.

As high as 62 percent of the households in Kerala depend on well water to meet their water needs and the state has a very high density of open wells with open wells/km 2.Download Water-Resources Engineering By David A.

Chin – provides comprehensive coverage of hydraulics, hydrology, and water-resources planning and management. Presented from first principles, the material is rigorous, relevant to the practice of water resources engineering, and reinforced by detailed presentations of design g: Kerala.Water is a prime natural resource, a basic human need and a precious national asset.

Planning, development and management of water resources need to be governed by national perspectives. India accounts for about per cent of world’s surface area, 4 per cent of the world’s water resources and about 16 per cent of world’s population.