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Investigation of the water regime of river basins affected by irrigation

Investigation of the water regime of river basins affected by irrigation

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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watershed management -- Case studies.,
  • Irrigation -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by S.I. Kharchenko and Th. Maddock.
    SeriesTechnical documents in hydrology
    ContributionsKharchenko, Sergeĭ Ivanovich., Maddock, Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC409 .I6 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1187495M
    LC Control Number94177409

    The quality of the irrigation water may affect both crop yields and soil physical conditions, even if all other conditions and cultural practices are favorable/optimal. In addition, different crops require different irrigation water qualities. Therefore, testing the irrigation water prior to selecting the site and the crops to be grown is critical. International water law helps enable nations to peacefully share a river basin and the waters it contains. The UN Convention (an international agreement) embraces several principles that will likely become the guiding force in managing international watercourses and resolving water .

      10 Frans, C. et al. Implications of decadal to century scale glacio‐hydrological change for water resources of the Hood River basin, OR, USA. Hydrological proces (). 11 Immerzeel, W., Pellicciotti, F. & Bierkens, M. Rising river flows throughout the twenty-first century in two Himalayan glacierized watersheds. Waste water pollution in industrial areas is one of the most important environmental problems. Heavy metal pollution, especially chromium species in waste water sources from tannery affects our lives. Kocabas Stream is located in south-west Marmara region and Biga town is positioned in the sub basin on the stream. This water source functions as the water for irrigation in .

    Land and water are ecologically linked in a natural system called a catchment, drainage basin, or watershed. From the smallest droplet to the mightiest river, water works to shape the land, taking with it sediment and dissolved materials that drain to .   Growing population, increasing basin development, and progressively declining water supplies are typical water resources issues in the Middle East. Drought is one of the most damaging climate‐related hazards that affect more people than any other. For identifying drought‐prone areas in the Euphrates–Tigris Basin, multifold aspects of drought and its .


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1 day ago  The Rhône basin is considered a complex river socio-ecological system, which houses numerous socioeconomic activities closely linked to its river courses, as well as competition between the different users of these water resources.

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Abstract— Sri Lankan consumes rice as the main source of food. Hence most of the areaof the country has been used for paddy cultivation. Irrigation and River Basin Management Options for Governance and Institutions.

Out of Print. Edited By: M Svendsen, DJ Merrey and T Shah. pages, Figs Many developing countries are now experimenting with establishing new institutional arrangements for managing water at the river basin level.

This book, based on research by IWMI and. Simulations performed for a year period for the Colorado and Mekong river basins indicate irrigation water requirements of 10 and km3 year−1.

Basin and border irrigation systems are similar in that both involve a uniform sheet of water flowing over the soil. The general difference is that basin irrigation involves applying water to a nearly level field and may include ponding for extended time periods.

With border irrigation, water flows between dikes that divide a sloping field into rectangular strips with free drainage. Nevenka Djurovic's 51 research works with citations and 7, reads, including: Synergy of experts’ and farmers’ responses in climate-change adaptation planning in Serbia.

Crop irrigation water productivity (IWP) is influenced by the climate, soil factors, crop cultivar type, irrigation water quality, irrigation technique, and fertilization Under the same climate condition and irrigation regime, the soil condition becomes a key factor in determining crop IWP The regime of a river is the way in which the discharge of the river changes over time or in the course of the year.

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A city growing within the drainage basin of a river. Irrigation is a primary—and desirable—way to use waste water from agriculture, industry, and municipalities. Water is limited in many parts of the United States.

One solution to shortages is use of agricultural, industrial, and municipal waste waters for agriculture, municipal parks and recreational areas, and other green spaces.

These uses. Such changes would affect both river discharge and irrigation water demand. This paper illustrates potential climate change impacts on the hydroclimatological regime of the Maipo basin, focusing on irrigated agriculture and its demands on water use rights.

With increasing water scarcity, pressure to re-allocate water from agriculture to other uses mounts, along with a need to put in place institutional arrangements to promote "higher value" uses of water.

Many developing countries are now experimenting with establishing new institutional arrangements for managing water at the river basin : Mark Svendsen.

Irrigation and Drainage Performance Assessment Marinus G Bos 22/04/05 Irrigation and River Basin Management Mark Svendsen 18/02/05 Irrigation Management Martin Burton 25/03/10 Irrigation Systems Adrian Laycock 30/08/07 Irrigation Water Pricing François Molle. Irrigation of crops with water from the Columbia River, an economic activity that today consumes millions of acre-feet each year, began with the first permanent settlements along the river.

One of the earliest, if not the first of these irrigation systems was the one constructed in by Donald McKenzie of the North West Company at Fort Nez. Egypt’s major water resource is the Nile river with a discharge of billion (B) m3 per annum as agreed by the “Nile Water Agreement ” (Swain ).

The Blue Nile contributes to about 60% of thetotal flow at Aswan (Upper Egypt) and is an important river basin for the Eastern Nile countries (Mulat & Moges, ). Ethiopia owns. The construction of the dams and irrigation schemes on the Euphrates has had a significant impact on the environment and society of each riparian country.

The dams constructed as part of GAP – in both the Euphrates and the Tigris basins – have affected villages and almostpeople have been resettled elsewhere. 1. Introduction. Inland river basins are mainly located in arid and semiarid regions and occupy about % of the global land area (Li et al., ).Water resource management in inland river basins is critical to providing reliable sources of water for food production and ecosystem functioning (Cheng et al., ).The rapid population growth and socioeconomic.

This book shows how the effort to construct a regional water regime cannot be separated from the necessity to construct an ecologically sustainable internal water regime in each co-basin state, particularly in terms of ecological resources conservation and.

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In fact, there has been an armed conflict over water, in particular, the Litani River, between Lebanon and Israel. The entire basin of the Litani River is located within the borders of Lebanon. The river rises in the central part of the northern Biqa'a Valley, a short distance west of Baalbek and flows between the Lebanon mountain to the west.

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West. Surface water in the Upper Deschutes River Basin has been almost fully allocated since the early s, with 90% of the water rights dedicated to agricultural use, the majority of which are.WEIDAP Water resource planning capacity building – scoping study 8 June WEIDAP Water resource planning capacity building – scoping study is an activity of the Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces Project (WEIDAP) in Vietnam.