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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00
The Indus basin was once an arid pastoral watershed, but by the second half of the twentieth century, it had become one of the world?s most heavily irrigated and populated river basins. Launched under British colonial rule in the nineteenth century, this irrigation project spurred political, social, and environmental transformations that continued... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 39.95
Over the years, various factors like increased competition for water, fiscal constraints. faced by the government in continued subsidies for irrigation management, the. demonstrated improvement in water use equity and efficiency when managed by the. users, have led to the devolution of irrigation management to users. Irrigation. Management Transfer... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Improving Irrigation in Asia is based on a longitudinal study over two decades on innovative intervention for sustained performance of irrigation systems. The work identifies key factors that can help explain the performance of interventions, and explicates lessons for resource management and the management of development assistance. In 1985, the Water... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 206.00
Fresh water is becoming an increasingly precious commodity. In the near future, control of it could lead to the type of political instability that is now associated with energy shortages. This book addresses the different aspects of irrigation, including not only the management of water resources and scientific and technical aspects, but also matters... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2005; US$ 20.00
Irrigation is practiced from time immemorial in one form or the other. Now a situation has reached when land, water and power resources are a scarce commodity. Increase in population coupled with potential infrastructure requirement has greatly strained the scarce resources. The book explains how proper planning canal network and OFD works can save... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 240.00
Irrigation, the biggest water user in most regions of the world is facing serious challenges in balancing social, economic and environmental needs for water.These proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation and Drainage: Management, Technologies & Policies cover topics relating to the study of irrigation and water use. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
This book inquires into the relations between society and its natural environment by examining the historical discourse around several cases of state building in the American West: the construction of three high dams from 1928 to 1963. more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00
About the Book: This is a very useful book in the subject `Water Management` for undergraduate & post graduate students. It is also very useful for practising engineers, farmers and policy-makers. This book has various chapters dealing with Hydrological cycle, Groundwater occurrence, Water losses and its prevention, Water conservation, Rainwater... more...
- SAGE India 2004; US$ 78.95
As water resources become increasingly scarce in India and demand only increases, the challenge of sustaining irrigation systems and the lands they serve is a matter of crucial importance. In particular, the livelihood of millions of farmers is threatened. Indias canal irrigation systems, which have so far made an enormous contribution to food... more...
- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 29.99
Agricultural water management is a vital practice in ensuring reduction, and environmental protection. After decades of successfully expanding irrigation and improving productivity, farmers and managers face an emerging crisis in the form of poorly performing irrigation schemes, slow modernization, declining investment, constrained water availability,... more...