HY-531: Water Shed Management - Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
HY-531: Water Shed Management

Watershed behaviour – Physical elements of watershed, effects of land use changes on hydrological cycle component;

Concept of vegetative management of water yield and quality;

Watershed experiments, extrapolation of results from representative and experimental basins, regional studies;

Inventory techniques for precipitation runoff, soil timber, range-land and wild life;

Water harvesting techniques-element, development of modern harvesting techniques;

Estimation of peak runoff rate;

Land capability classification;

Erosion process-factors affecting erosion, types of erosion, assessment of erosion control measures for erosion;

Conservative practices-objectives and general practices, land and soil classification, identification of critical areas.

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