This study analyses the August 2018 Kerala floods by examining earlier floods in the region, rainfall data before and during the disaster, and both the reservoir operations and runoff computations of various reservoirs in Kerala.

Reservoir sedimentation has been a pertinent issue for diversion structures for a very long time. Sedimentation of reservoirs pose problems like loss of live storage, erosion and turbine coating, frequent shutdown of power due to maintenance of hydraulic machinery etc.

Flood may cause innumerable problems like soil erosion. In order to protect the crops, agricultural land and human lives, a sound flood management measures and financial performance of investments in such projects are required which has been presented in the current publication of “Comprehensive Flood Management in India”.

The flood damage data upto 2016 has been finalized in CWC duly confirmed by the states. State wise damage data and for the country as a whole for the period 1953 to 201 6 has been included in this document.

These guidelines for preparation of Detailed project report for flood management works primarily deals with structural part of flood management. These guidelines deliberated on the outlines of the detailed project report for flood management works for timely appraisal and clearance to provide relief to the flood affected people.

National Register of Large Dam (NRLD) is a compilation of the dams in the country prepared as per information received from the State Government/Authority concerned. In NRLD the definition of “large dams” has been adopted as per the norms of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).

42 rivers in India are polluted with at least two toxic heavy metals reveals this report published by Central Water Commission.Ganga, the national river, is polluted with five heavy metals—chromium, copper, nickel, lead and iron

The Central Water Commission in its capacity as an premiere technical organisation in the field of water resources development endeavours the gigantic task of collection and compilation of Water Quality data incorporating the quality and quantity of available waters in various basins of the country.

CWC is monitoring water quality at 429 stations spread all over India covering major river basins. The water quality data collected by CWC from the year 2012-13 to 2016-17 was analysed to find out the organic pollution in the rivers of India at various places.

This document presents the details on monitoring of glacial lakes and water bodies in the Indian Himalayan region during the month of June 2017 using satellite remote sensing technique including the data used and methodology followed in this study.

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