Water in Kumaon: Ecology, Value, and Rights
Gopal K. Kadekodi, Kireet Kumar
Gyanodaya Prakashan, 2000 - Valley ecology - 256 pages
The Book Is Concerned To Arrive At The Value Of Water In A Regional Context Of Kumaon. It Treatise Water As Basic To Human Life-Its Ecological Linkages With The Himalayan Eco-System. Uses Watershed Approach. Its Aims Is To Derive Policy Suggestions To Improve The Water Ecology Of The Region. Finally It Address Itself To The Question Of Human And Water Rights.
Almora and Pithoragarh Almora district average baseflow basin Bhabar bigha canals cent changes chapter conflicts cost courts decrease disputes drainage drinking water dynamics ecological economic estimated evapotranspiration extraction factors flow forest cover Garhwal Gaula catchment Gaula river Gaula watershed gharat ground water groundwater Haigad watershed hectares hill region hilly Himalaya household human hydrological income increase interception irrigated area irrigation irrigation water Kali Kosi Kumaon region Kumaon Water Rules labour livestock meters monsoon Nainital district pay for drinking period physical accounting Pithoragarh districts population rain Raingauge Ramganga Watershed season seepage simulation socio-economic soil sources spring discharge stock of water surface run-off surface water TABLE tanks Tarai region thousand HAM Uttar Pradesh value of water variables village water balance water consumption water cycle water demand water mills water requirement water resources water rights water supply willingness to pay