Reservoir management involves allocating available water among multiple uses and users, minimizing the risks of water shortages and flooding, and optimizing the beneficial use of water. However, a number of climate change predictions project rise in temperature and change in precipitation characteristics which may change the inflow pattern to a reservoir and eventually affect its performance in the long run. In the present paper, reservoir operation analysis has been carried out and impact of changing climate on the performance analysis of Pandoh reservoir has been evaluated.

Upping their campaign to secure Himachal Pradesh

Chandigarh: Punjab chief minister, Parkash Singh Badal has unveiled a Rs 1,388-crore plan for the cleaning of river Satluj (Rs 1,076 crore), Beas (Rs 222 crore) and Sirhind canal (Rs 90 crore) to provide clean water from river and canal system within next two years.

The Punjab government has worked out an extensive plan to clean up pollution from the Sutlej and Beas over the next two years.

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said a comprehensive strategy had been worked out to ensure that effluents and other pollutants discharged into the rivers across its course in Punjab were stopped immediately.

Large areas of Himalayas covered with seasonal snow during winter are rapidly changing during summer, significantly affects the stream flow of many rivers originating from Himalayas.

Pollution of rivers first affects its physico-chemical quality; later on it systematically destroys the community disrupting the delicate food web. To assess the level of pollution of main rivers of Punjab, Sutlej and Beas, water quality indices have been calculated with the help of sixteen water quality physico-chemical parameters using WHO/EPA water quality standards.

An incident in which certain Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) officials bypassed the stipulated regulations by engaging public sector consultancy firm WAPCOS to draft a report on

Notwithstanding its ally BJP promising to protect Haryana

Hoshiarpur : Endorsing Punjab

Punjab and the Centre appear to be headed for a fresh confrontation over the issue of inter-state water sharing. Nearly 62 years after the Independence, Punjab has decided to take the Centre head on and demand a royalty on water to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore for the water flowing into Rajasthan.