Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): exploring potential at the global scale

@inproceedings{Alam2020UndergroundTO,
  title={Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): exploring potential at the global scale},
  author={M. F. Alam and Paul Pavelic},
  year={2020}
}
Utilizing floodwaters for recharging depleted aquifers and sustaining irrigation: lessons from multi-scale assessments in the Ganges River Basin, India
English Pragmatic, cost-effective, socially inclusive and scalable solutions that reduce risks from recurrent cycles of floods and droughts would greatly benefit emerging economies. One promising
Managing groundwater for building resilience for sustainable agriculture in South Asia
South Asia's heavy reliance on groundwater for irrigated agricultural production supports the livelihoods of tens of millions of smallholder farmers but is being undermined by rampant
Strategies for flood risk reduction in India
Requirements for Sustainable Irrigated Agriculture
The aim of this review is to present a holistic view on irrigation with respect to local environmental and social conditions. Future irrigation development is addressed with a focus on sustainable
Managed Aquifer Recharge of Monsoon Runoff Using Village Ponds: Performance Assessment of a Pilot Trial in the Ramganga Basin, India
The managed aquifer recharge (MAR) of excess monsoonal runoff to mitigate downstream flooding and enhance groundwater storage has received limited attention across the Indo-Gangetic Plain of the

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 191 REFERENCES
Impact of 2011 Floods, and Flood Management in Thailand
This paper first describes the causes of the major flooding in Thailand in 2011, which include natural events, unregulated land-use patterns and flood mismanagement. It discusses the government’s
Managed aquifer recharge in farming landscapes using large floods: an opportunity to improve outcomes for the Murray-Darling Basin?
Abstract Conjunctive use of surface and groundwater through managed aquifer recharge (MAR) is underway in Australia, principally to reuse urban wastewater. The opportunity for MAR in farming
Quantitative maps of groundwater resources in Africa
In Africa, groundwater is the major source of drinking water and its use for irrigation is forecast to increase substantially to combat growing food insecurity. Despite this, there is little
Water resources trends in Middle East and North Africa towards 2050
Changes in water resources availability can be expected as consequences of climate change, population growth, economic development and environmental considerations. A two-stage modeling approach is
Groundwater quality issues and management in Ramganga Sub-Basin
Groundwater quality receives increasing attention in water management in India. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the emerging issues of groundwater quality in the Ramganga Sub-Basin (RSB), a
Reviving the Ganges water machine: potential and challenges to meet increasing water demand in the Ganges River Basin
Although the Ganges River Basin (GRB) has abundant water resources, the seasonal monsoon causes a mismatch in water supply and demand, which creates severe water-related challenges for the people
Artificial recharge by floodwater spreading estimated by water balances and groundwater modelling in arid Iran
Abstract Water harvesting and artificial recharge have been a traditional solution to water scarcity problems in the arid and semi-arid Middle East for thousands of years. These techniques are
Assessment of water scarcity and its impacts on sustainable development in Awash basin, Ethiopia
AbstractEquitable access and rational use of water resources is important to cope with water scarcity. The optimal allocation of limited water resources for various purposes is required for
...
1
2
3
4
5
...