Category Archives: Water Resource Engineering

Water resources engineering is the profession that is responsible for the planning, development and management of water resources. From estimating the amount of water available to designing the physical and non-physical infrastructure needed to meet the water needs of society and the environment, civil engineers play a central role within a multi-disciplinary team. To ensure access to clean safe drinking water, civil engineers design, build and manage the water intakes, the water treatment plants and the network of pipes that convey water to your tap. Civil engineers use state-of-the-art technologies to treat domestic and industrial wastewaters before discharging treated water back into the environment.

Estimation Of Natural Ground Water Recharge

Estimation Of Natural Ground Water Recharge INTRODUCTION Ground water recharge may be explained as the process where by the amount of water present in or flowing through the interstices of the sub-soil increases by natural or artificial means TYPES OF ESTIMATION METHODS ¢ Physical methods use the principles of soil physics to estimate recharge. The… Read More »

Drip Irrigation

Drip Irrigation System  In drip system water is conveyed through a system of flexible pipe lines Drip system reduces water requirement of the plant by maintaining minimum soil moisture. SYSTEM COMPONENTS Components of a Drip Irrigation System EMISSION DEVICES Filters Chemical Injectors Air/vacuum Relief Valves Drip Irrigation Tubing, Advantages of Drip Irrigation, Drip Irrigation Payback… Read More »

Chambal River

Chambal River HISTORY —The ancient name of Chambal was “Charmanvati”. —Meaning of Charmanvati is the river on whose banks leather is dried. INTRODUCTION —Located in the eastern Rajasthan. —Its origin lies at a height of 843m Rainfall The mean annual rainfall over chambal basin is computed as 797mm, of which 93% falls in the monsoon… Read More »

Canal Maintenance and Operation

Canal Maintenance & Operation Canals are man-made channels for water. There are two types of canal: 1.)  Waterways: navigable transportation 2.)   Aqueducts: water supply canal CANAL SYSTEM a.) Main Canal b.) Branch Canal c.) Major Distributary d.) Minor Distributary e.) Field Channel Major tasks in operation •DREDGING •HEDGE LAYING •TOWPATH RESURFACING Aquatic plants can be… Read More »