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Managing underground transfer of floods for irrigation: A case study from the Ramganga basin, India

Reddy, V. Ratna; Rout, Sanjit; Shalsi, Sarah; Pavelic, P.; Ross, Andrew


Protecting flood prone locations through floodwater recharge of the depleted aquifers and using it for protecting dry season irrigated agriculture is the rationale for a form of intervention termed as ‘underground transfer of floods for irrigation’ (UTFI). This helps reduce the intensity of seasonal floods by tapping and storing excess floodwater in aquifers for productive agricultural use. This paper presents a case study of managing the recharge interventions in the context of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Hydrology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124518


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