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Watershed Management Pdf WM Notes
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Unit 4

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Unit 5

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Note:- These notes are according to the R09 Syllabus book of JNTU.In R13 and R15,8-units of R09 syllabus are combined into 5-units in R13 and R15 syllabus. If you have any doubts please refer to the JNTU Syllabus Book.


INTRODUCTION: Concept of watershed development, objectives of watershed development, the need for watershed development in India, Integrated and multidisciplinary approach for watershed management.


Characteristics of the watershed: size, shape, physiography, slope, climate, drainage, land use, vegetation, geology and soils, hydrology and hydrogeology, socio-economic characteristics, basic data on watersheds;


Watershed delineation — Runoff Computations from a watershed— Flood Frequency Analysis -Gumball, log Pearson and Weibull Methods of Analysis.


PRINCIPLES OF EROSION: Types of erosion, factors affecting erosion, effects of erosion on land fertility and land capability, estimation of soil loss due to erosion, Universal soil loss equation.
MEASURES TO CONTROL EROSION: Contour techniques, plowing, furrowing, trenching, bunding, terracing, gully control, rockfill dams, brushwood dam, Gabion.

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WATER HARVESTING: Rainwater Harvesting, catchment harvesting, harvesting structures, soil moisture conservation, check dams, artificial recharge, farm ponds, percolation tanks.


FOREST AND GRASSLAND MANAGEMENT: Interpretation of Satellite Imageries- Land use and Land Cover. Land capability classification, management of forest, agricultural, grassland and wild land. Reclamation of saline and alkaline soils.


ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT: Role of Ecosystem, crop husbandry, soil enrichment, inter, mixed and strip cropping, cropping pattern, sustainable agriculture, biomass management, dry land agriculture, Silvi pasture, horticulture, social forestry, and afforestation.


Planning of watershed management activities, peoples participation, preparation of action plan, administrative requirements- Reservoir Routing.

Reference – Watershed Management – WM notes pdf – WM pdf notes – WM Pdf – WM Notes

1. Land and Water Management by VVN Murthy, – Kalyani Publications.
2. Irrigation and Water Management by D.K.Majumdar, Prentice Hall of India.

Textbooks – Watershed Management – WM notes pdf – WM pdf notes – WM Pdf – WM Notes

l. Watershed Management by JV S Murthy, – New Age International Publishers.
2. Water Resource Engineering by R.Awurbs and WP James, -Prentice Hall Publishers.

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