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CE6703 WATER RESOURCES AND IRRIGATION ENGINEERING
UNIT I WATER RESOURCES
Water resources survey – Water resources of India and Tamilnadu – Description of water resources planning – Estimation of water requirements for irrigation and drinking- Single and multipurpose reservoir – Multi objective – Fixation of Storage capacity -Strategies for reservoir operation – Design flood-levees and flood walls.
UNIT II WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Economics of water resources planning; – National Water Policy – Consumptive and non-consumptive water use – Water quality – Scope and aims of master plan – Concept of basin as a unit for development – Water budget- Conjunctive use of surface and ground water
UNIT III IRRIGATION ENGINEERING
Need – Merits and Demerits – Duty, Delta and Base period – Irrigation efficiencies – Crops and Seasons – Crop water Requirement – Estimation of Consumptive use of water.
UNIT IV CANAL IRRIGATION
Types of Impounding structures: Gravity dam – Diversion Head works – Canal drop – Cross drainage works – Canal regulations – Canal outlets – Canal lining – Kennady‟s and Lacey‟s Regime theory
UNIT V IRRIGATION METHODS AND MANAGEMENT
Lift irrigation – Tank irrigation – Well irrigation – Irrigation methods: Surface and Sub-Surface and Micro Irrigation – Merits and demerits – Irrigation scheduling – Water distribution – Participatory irrigation management with a case study.