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Perennial canal irrigation raises the level of the water-table. As the water moves
up through the soil, it absorbs salts. Saline water is drawn to the surface by
capillary action, and the land becomes water-logged. The 'logged' water (to coin
natural drain, it blocks the flow of the natural, seasonal water and leads to water-
logging. The engineering solution to this is to map the pattern of natural drainage
in the area and replace it with an alternate, artificial drainage system that is built ...
the dam is ready, before the Wonder Canal has been commissioned, before a
single drop of irrigation water has been delivered, water-logging has set in.
Among the worst affected areas are the resetdement colonies. There is a
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