Spillway

September 4, 2016 Biplav Acharya 0

Spillway is one of the structural component of dam that spills the water back into the river so that the water does not harm the […]

Cofferdam

September 8, 2015 K.R. Arora 0

The word ‘coffer’ means a casket, chest or trunk. A cofferdam is a temporary structure built to enclose an area for excavation of foundation. Coffer […]

Types of Irrigation

August 29, 2015 R. S. Varshney 0

There are various types of irrigation systems. For irrigation purposes both surface water and ground water are utilized. Irrigation system can be classified as: Gravity […]

Irrigation in India

August 29, 2015 R. S. Varshney 0

Being a agriculture dependent country, irrigation is the backbone of India. India is a vast country with a kaleidoscopic diversity if topography, climate and vegetation. […]

Irrigation

August 29, 2015 R. S. Varshney 0

Harnessing the water sources and delivering the water to the fields for raising crops is known as irrigation. It has been estimated that the present […]

Types of Dams

August 28, 2015 Prasiddha 0

A dam is a hydraulic structure of fairly impervious material built across a river to create a reservoir on its upstream side for impounding water […]