Objectives of watershed management

The watershed management is designed with the following objectives

  • To reduce the risk designed with the following objectives.
  • To control damaging runoff and degradation and thereby conservation of soil and water.
  • To manage and utilize the runoff water for the useful purpose.
  • To protect, conserve and improve the land of a watershed for more efficient and sustained production.
  • To protect and enhance the water resources originating in the watershed.
  • To check soil erosion and reduce the effect of sediment yield on the watershed.
  • To moderate infiltration of rainwater.
  • To improve and increase the production of timbers, fodder and wildlife resources.
  • To enhance the groundwater recharge, wherever applicable.

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