Grappling with a water crisis in urban and rural areas without a long-term solution, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced construction of 10,000 check dams across

Debris flows often cause devastating damage to property and can injure or kill residents in mountainous areas. The construction of check dams in debris-flow valleys is considered a useful strategy for mitigating the damages downstream. In this paper, a new type of spillway structure with lateral contraction was proposed to distribute debris flows after the check dam storage filled up.

The structure is being built nearly 8 km upstream of Poondi reservoir

Ahmedabad: Sowing for rabi season is nearing its end. Data released by the state's agriculture department, however, shows a 40% drop in land cultivated this season in Saurashtra.

To create irrigation infrastructure at the ground level, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a World Bank supported National Watershed Management project worth R

JAIPUR: The state government will undertake water conservation programme in 5,000 villages initially.

It is high time the government took necessary initiative to address the pollution problems facing the Pampasays, N.K. Sukumaran Nair, general secretary, Pampa Parirakshana Samiti.

The Consortium of Indian Farmers’ Association (CIFA) has urged the government to implement the river inter-linking project in a time-bound manner.

The world’s drylands are subject to desertification as a result of extended droughts, climate change, and human activities. Development in drylands depends on addressing degradation of the ecosystem, mainstreaming sustainable natural resources management, and building upon the existing adaptive capacities of communities and institutions. In this regard, recent scientific results aimed to promote sustainable development through action plans for combating desertification.

Watershed morphometric analysis is important for controlling floods and planning restoration actions. The present study is focused on the identification of suitable sites for locating water harvesting structures using morphometric analysis and multi-criteria based decision support system. The Hathmati watershed of river Hathmati at Idar taluka, Sabarkantha district, Gujarat is experiencing excessive runoff and soil erosion due to high intensity rainfall.

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