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Watershed Management and Treatment Technologies

  • ID: 4844380
  • Book
  • March 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 352 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Watershed Management and Treatment Technologies discusses practical methods and technologies for successfully treating this valuable water resource. This holistic approach explores various sources of pollutants, including livestock management, farming and household sewage. Treatment techniques for arable and non-arable land are discussed in detail, along with watershed management and characterization tools. Other sections delve into drainage and drainage line treatment, energy conservation, project reviews and budget.

  • Provides engineering, management and optimization strategies for preserving watersheds
  • Includes design, measurements and modes for the construction of soil and water conservation structures
  • Explains treatment methods, strategies and technologies for arable and non-arable land
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1. Introduction
2. Watershed Characterization
3. Watershed Management
4. Watershed Treatment
5. Watershed Treatment: Arable Lands
6. Watershed Treatment: Non-Arable Lands
7. Live Stock Management
8. Drainage and Drainage Line Treatment
9. Organic Farming
10. Household Production Systems
11. Energy Conservation
12. People's Participation
13. Modern Techniques
14. Project Review and Budget
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Rao, Sri Kovur Venkata Seshagiri
Sri Kovur Venkata Seshagiri Rao is the Executive Director in Geo-Environmental Management Services (GEMS). He has conducted Special surveys, Reconnaissance and Detailed soil surveys and Priority Delineation Surveys under Ministry of Agriculture. He is a life member of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Life member of Soil Conservation Society of India and Member of Indian Society of Soil Science. He has over 62 scientific papers to his credit and authored books and bulletins which were issued as Government Publications.
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