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Published by American Society of Civil Engineering in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- Congresses.,
  • Water conservation -- Congresses.

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    ContributionsAmerican Society of Agricultural Engineers. Soil and Water Division., American Society of Civil Engineers. Irrigation and Drainage Division., American Meteorological Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD201 .S63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 375 p.
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5205227M
    LC Control Number75030807

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Specialty conference held Nov., Miami Beach, and co-sponsored by Soil and Water Division, American Society of Agricultural Engineers and Irrigation and Drainage Division, American Society of Civil Engineers with American Meteorological Society cooperating. No study related to integrated social and environmental sustainability analysis have been found at the level of irrigation and drainage network, as a major social-agricultural- environmental unit.

Therefore, this study was aimed to analyze the impacts of an oldest active irrigation and drainage networks (Tajan irrigation and drainage network. Abstract. Irrigation and drainage projects affect the physical, chemical, and biological components of the ecosystem and their eventual success depends on how adequately the environmental aspects are addressed at the planning and design : S.

Kamra, K. Rao. Good irrigation management, closely matching irrigation demands and supply, can reduce seepage and increase irrigation efficiency, thereby reducing the groundwater recharge. The provision of drainage will alleviate the problem locally but may create problems if the disposal water is of a poor quality.

Environmental Impact Assessment and their Mitigation measures of Irrigation Project of the project area in view of the design of structures and drainage condition of the irrigation land Author: Ebissa Gadissa.

Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals. Irrigation helps to grow agricultural crops, maintain landscapes, and revegetate disturbed soils in dry areas and during periods of less than average rainfall. Irrigation also has other uses in crop production, including frost protection, suppressing weed growth in grain fields and preventing soil.

Description: This book Irrigation & Agricultural Drainage Engineering is intended as a source book in the area of irrigation and drainage for the students of agricultural engineering in particular and agricultural science in general.

However, this book also may be useful for agricultural extension workers and the professional working in this area. The human health threats posed by irrigation development have made it necessary to understand the consequences of local environmental changes on the economic and social well-being of people.

Local environmental changes and the human health risks associated with them are commonly attributed to the improper understanding of the complex processes Author: Samson Wokabi Mwangi.

The occurrence and leaching of some widely used pesticides were studied in – in an experiitiental field, in a small agricultural drainage basin and in a river highly loaded by : Henk Ritzema. The expansion and intensification of agriculture made possible by irrigation has the potential for causing: increased erosion; pollution of surface water and groundwater from agricultural biocides; deterioration of water quality; increased nutrient levels in the irrigation and drainage water resulting in algal blooms, proliferation of aquatic weeds and eutrophication in irrigation canals.

environmental and social implications of the water saving actions leaving out the issues of the policy instruments and economic efficiency. A systems analysis approach was used for the identification and characterization of the relationships between social and environmental aspects of water scarcity and water conservation issues.

For instance, the modernization of irrigation and drainage is a highly interdisciplinary matter with institutional and organizational aspects that require a number of prerequisites including: sustainable operation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems; certainties on water regulatory authorities, land priority questions, water Cited by: 7.

The environmental impacts of irrigation relate to the changes in quantity and quality of soil and water as a result of irrigation and the effects on natural and social conditions in river basins and downstream of an irrigation impacts stem from the altered hydrological conditions caused by the installation and operation of the irrigation scheme.

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If the soil is poorly drained because of a restricting subsoil layer of clay, tile drainage can be installed, but at a significant cost. We use the term buildin g soils to emphasize that the nurturing process of converting a degraded or low-quality soil into a truly high-quality one requires understanding, thought, and significant actions.

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