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Rainwater Management: Theory and Practice

M L Jat (Author) O.P. Gill (Author) B.S. Deora (Author) Vivek Kumar (Author)

Rainwater Management: Theory and Practice is a comprehensive treatise on water management based on water harvesting techniques for management of storage water for irrigation purpose & irrigation water management. This book, primarily designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students of agricultural engineering, agricultural and soil & water engineering, research scholars, professionals and policy planners associated with rainwater management, dryland farming and irrigation water management. It covers major topics on water harvesting and design of water harvesting structures and recycling of harvested rainwater aspects. Entire content has been divided into the 22 chapters with solved examples and case studies.

A sincere attempt has been made to compile and present the text in quickly understandable term, well drawn diagrams, understanding the rainwater management and livelihood security aspects of dryland and irrigated farmers. This book could be a text book for undergraduate and postgraduate students, a reference tool for professional and good teaching material for teachers in the field of rainwater management and irrigation management under dryland ecosystem and also for the scientists working in the field of rainwater and Irrigation water management.

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About the authors

M L Jat

Dr. M.L. Jat was born into an agriculture family on January Ist , 1958 in Bhiwara district of rajasthan state, India. Graduating from CTAE, Udaipur, MPUAT, Udaipur (Rajastha). He obtained M.E. (Ag.) in Irrigation water management from RAU, Bikaner. He got Ph.D. in soil and water conservation engineering from MPUAT, Udaipur (Rajastha). He joined university services as Assistant Prof. In the year 1984. Presently Dr. jat is working as Associate Professor (SWE) in AICRP on Dryland Agriculture at DFRS, Arjia, Bhilwara, MPUAT, Udaipur (Rajasthan). The author has a vast experience in the field of prediction of drought and management and also in ground water. While working in AICRP on dryland agriculture and agrometeorology. He is life member of several technical societies. He has published about 50 scientific research papers and articles in several reputed international and national scientific various technical reports.

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Vivek Kumar

Dr. Vivek Kumar, Assistant Professor at the Center for the Study of Social Systems/School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, was born in a Dalit family in Lucknow. He completed his Ph.D. in Sociology from the same university where he is teaching. He was a lecturer in the Unit for Sociology of Education, TataInstitute of Social Science, Mumbai for a brief period. He also worked for The Pioneer an English daily and Hindi weekly, Pioneer Saptahik, published from Lucknow and New Delhi simultaneously. Dr. Vivek has contributed number of research papers in the books and Journals. He is author of Dalit Assertion and Bahujan Samaj Party. He attended the International Confernece against Racism held at Durban in South Africa in the year 2001. His major area of specialisation is Social Stratification and Social Movements.

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Bibliographic information

Title Rainwater Management: Theory and Practice
Format Hardcover
Date published: 16.05.2017
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789386347237
length 1132p.