This paper attempts to present the linkages between irrigated agriculture, human health and the environment based on a review of data available from Sri Lanka.


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An ambitious masterplan to tackle Bombay's perennial water-logging problem during its ferocious monsoons will use an innovative, sub-surface "no dig" technology. The new system, part of a Rs

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This book claims to be a must-read for civil engineers, oil scientists and those involved with agro-forestry and ecology. It offers an insight into bio-drainage as a technique to deal with ground

Assam s evicted encroachers show legal proof of residence

Scientists have evolved a subsurface drainage system that makes saline soils arable within three years