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Record number 306798
Title Analysis and recommendations for integrated on-farm water management in Haryana, India: a model approach
Author(s) Bastiaanssen, W.G.M.; Singh, R.; Kumar, S.; Schakel, J.K.; Jhorar, R.K.
Source Wageningen : SC-DLO (Report 118) - 152 p.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Research report
Publication year 1997
Abstract The rapid increase in irrigated land in Haryana State (India) during the last two decades has destabilized regional water and salt balances. Field experiments in Hisar indicated possibilities of halting this imbalance by alternative water management interventions. Water and salt balances were analysed with the transient moisture-solute transport model SWAP. Model simulations were performed for all agro-climatic zones in Haryana. A decision-support system around the SWAP model was developed to guide water managers in making decisions on canal water allocations. The analysis indicated that the total utilizable water resources are sufficient, but that a redistribution at State level is required.
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