WATERSHED

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Watershed : 

Watershed Introduction Importance Management and Conservation Measures Benefits

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watershed ‘is the drainage area’ that contributes run-off waterto a drainage course or water body

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river flow direction a tributary drainage line catchments catchments catchments catchments catchments

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drainage map of the area an imaginary line dividing the flow directions is passing through these points

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the divide line of a drainage area this line bounds the watershed area of the shown drainage line

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common outlet point of the watershed major drainage line in the watershed drainage area of the watershed

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paddy land in the watershed

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paddy land in the watershed paddy land is usually located at the foot of catchments. It receives all that the catchments empty in to it. management of the catchments determine to a great extent the quality and productivity of paddy lands

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under kerala conditions, each watershed is comprised of hundreds of individual land holdings both dry lands and paddy

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contour map of the watershed contour lines

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Ground Situation

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some of the important conservation measures

STREAM : 

STREAM

WATERSHED DELINATION : 

WATERSHED DELINATION

CONTOURS : 

CONTOURS

PONDS : 

PONDS

WATER HARVESTINGSTRUCTURES : 

WATER HARVESTINGSTRUCTURES

RETAINING WALL : 

RETAINING WALL

CHECK DAMS : 

CHECK DAMS

CONTOUR BUNDS : 

CONTOUR BUNDS

AGROSTOLOGY : 

AGROSTOLOGY

CONTOUR TRENCHES : 

CONTOUR TRENCHES

MOISTURE CONSERVATION PITS : 

MOISTURE CONSERVATION PITS

AGRO FORESTRY : 

AGRO FORESTRY

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The treatments befit the watersheds in terms of… water conservation ground water recharge drought mitigation flood moderation agricultural production and food security rural employment augmentation of rural livelihoods eco-ecological growth agro-eco systems regeneration of environment safe guard of nature etc…..etc……