Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 8th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Water Resources Planning and Management Code: 320879 (20)
Introduction Role of water in national development, assessment of water resources of country, scope of water resources development vis-a-vis environment, Irrigation development in India, utilisation of Irrigation potential.
Planning Water resources planning process; planning for single purpose and multipurpose projects, estimation of different water needs and project formulations, comparison of alternatives, cost-benefit analysis.
Water Resources Systems Definition, types of system, optimization techniques, system approach, system analysis, linear programming, formulation of a linear programming problem, formulation with different types of constraints, graphical analysis, graphical solution, simplex method, optimization techniques and systems approach.
Management Evaluation and monitoring of water quantity and quality, managing water distribution networks for irrigation, flood control and power generation, inter-basin transfer of water, conjunctive use of surface and ground water.
Modelling Water quantity and quality modelling, evaluation of impacts of water resources projects on river regimes and environment, reservoir sedimentation and watershed management.
Name of Text Books:
Principles of Water Resources Planning – Good Man, A.S., (Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1984.)
Water Resources Engineering – Linsley, R.K. and Franzini, J.B., (3rd Edition) (McGraw Hill, New York, 1979)
Name of Reference Books:
Water Resources System, Planning and Management – M.C. Chaturvedy (Tata McGraw Hill)
System Approach to Water Management – Biswas A.K. (Tata McGraw Hill)
Water Resources System, Planning and Management – Helweg O.J. (John and Wiley & Sons)