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Title: Traditional rain water harvesting techniques and its applicability
Authors: Borthakur, Saponti
Keywords: Traditional knowledge
Watershed management
Rain water harvesting
Issue Date: Oct-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: G01W1/00
Abstract:  Watershed management in India has been defined as rational utilization of land and water, and water resources for optimurn, and sustained production with minimum hazards to natural resources. It is essentially related to soil and water conservation. Hence, it means proper land use, protecting land from all forms of degradations, building and maintaining soil fertility, conserving water for agricultural use, proper management of water for drainage, flood protection, sediment reduction and increasing the productivity of land use. A major dimension of water shed is the people whom the integrated development is excepted benefit.
Page(s): 525-530
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.08(4) [October 2009]

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