Canals

Canals are waterways channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles. They may also help with irrigation. It can be thought of as an artificial version of a river. Canals carry free surface flow under atmospheric pressure. In most cases, the engineered works will have a series of dams and locks that create reservoirs of low speed current flow. These reservoirs are referred to as slack water levels, often just called levels. A canal is also known as a navigation when it parallels a river and shares part of its waters and drainage basin, and …

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WRI · 3 October 2022 English

This paper discusses a roadmap for growing more trees outside forests across India. It analyzes the main public policies that incentivize landholders to embrace agroforestry and other approaches to growing …

agroforestry; linear plantations along roads, canals, and rivers; home gardens with trees; trees in linear plantations along roads, river, bunds, and canals; and restoration of wetlands. GIM became operational


AREU · 22 May 2022 English

The fourth section briefly outlines the method and sources used in this study of the CARD-F project before discussing, in section 5, the aims and objectives of the project drawing …

associations, infrastructure projects to re-build dams, canals and roads, and technical assistance. 59 Ward, et


Christian Aid · 16 May 2022 English

A report into the impact of climate change on cities, which is becoming increasingly important as more and more people live in them. One of the most severe impacts, which …

government started building a huge system of canals to transport water from southern rivers to cities


WaterAid · 12 May 2022 English

Mobilising Capital for Water: Blended Finance Solutions to Scale Investment in Emerging Markets 5 INTRODUCTION: THE CASE FOR CHANGE The cost of poorly managed water and sanitation services, to society …

hydropower and agricultural water management, irrigation canals, water treatment and distribution networks for


11 May 2022 English

The web-based software tools used to collect information on the sale of species over the internet evolved over the course of the project due to unanticipated challenges. [...] Assisting in …

and spread in the region: commercial shipping, canals and waterways, trade of live organisms, and activities


NCAER · 10 May 2022 English

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the demographic characteristics of the respondents in the GPs, along with In this backdrop, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) details of the administrative …

population ( Jodha, 1990). rivulets, water reservoirs, canals and irrigation channels As proven by Jodha (1990) drainage, rivers, reservoirs, irrigation channels, canals etc. CPRs can be managed through some through primary


BIGD · 6 May 2022 English

This monograph brings forth the critical history of BRAC’s formative years, which is intertwined with the “vernacular humanitarianism”—humanitarian response of local actors based on the ecological, socio-political, and economic realities …

their heads, shovelling the land, and creating canals for water to reach the farms, the youth built a


IIC · 5 May 2022 English

I think in a deep and fundamental way, the myth of the river captures the fraternity of difference, the memory of difference, the continuity and the unity of difference in …

I know every time I pass through the river, the canals, anywhere in Chennai, I think that’s just garbage the beaches, or the ocean, or the rivers or the canals that are being polluted by really big people, the


IIC · 5 May 2022 English

Here is a man who’s trying to make us remember that that is what man is─that he is not the centre of the universe, and not in the centre of …

riverfront development, we want straight rivers and canals. Those are not rivers at all. We become a little


29 April 2022 English

to the drop in sea level and contraction of its water surface, is characterized by changes in Unfortunately, the problem of the Aral Sea is not the Aral Sea region …

its desiccation settlements, abandoned irrigation canals in have been outlined in a number of works of the


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