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Seawater intrusion in the coastal aquifers of India - A review

Massive withdrawal of groundwater resources due to population growth and rapid industrialization has led to seawater intrusion into the coastal aquifers across the globe. The problem is an emerging...

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Application of SWAT hydrological model for assessing water availability at the Sherigu catchment of Ghana and Southern Burkina Faso

Water is an important resource needed in every aspect of life, e.g. human habitats, economic prosperity, food security, etc. There is a need to simulate and quantify the availability of water using...

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Surface runoff estimation of Sind river basin using integrated SCS-CN and GIS techniques

Rainfall and runoff are the significant hydrologic component in the water resources assessment. Numerous methods are available to estimate runoff from rainfall; however, the SCS-CN method remains the...

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Simulation of monthly streamflow using the SWAT model of the Ib River watershed, India

The objective of the study is simulating the streamflow and predicting water balance components using Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) model for Ib River watershed in Mahanadi River basin. Tropical...

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GIS-based multi-criteria analysis for identification of potential groundwater recharge zones - a case study from Ponnaniyaru watershed, Tamil Nadu, India

Groundwater is one of the most vital natural resources; spatially varying in quality and quantity. Increased urbanisation and population creates tremendous pressure on the quality and quantity of the...

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Application of System Thinking Causal Loop Modelling in understanding water Crisis in India: A case for sustainable Integrated Water resources management across sectors

India is one among the high risk countries susceptible to water stress and as a result of exponential population growth, industrialization and rapid urbanization the per capita water availability is...

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Application of analytical hierarchy process and integrated fuzzy-analytical hierarchy process for mapping potential groundwater recharge zone using GIS in the arid areas of Ewaso Ng'iro – Lagh Dera Basin, Kenya

The demand for freshwater has continuously increased in the arid areas of Ewaso Ng'iro – Lagh Dera basin, Kenya. This study aimed to and mapped areas of potential groundwater recharge in the basin by...

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Human-induced land use land cover change and its impact on hydrology

The LULC change vis-à-vis climate change inherently encompassing human dimensions consequently impact hydrological processes. A slight change in it may affect the water yield, as both are explicitly...

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Identification of groundwater potential zones in Mandavi River basin, Andhra Pradesh, India using remote sensing, GIS and MIF techniques

Identification of groundwater potential zones (GWPZ) in a crystalline rock terrain is a crucial task for sustainable groundwater resource management, through scientific knowledge and modern geospatial...

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Application of geostatistical techniques to assess groundwater quality in the Lower Anayari catchment in Ghana

In this study, integrated geostatistical techniques were applied to appraise the groundwater quality for various purposes in the Lower Anayari Catchment (LAC), Ghana. Physico-chemical and trace metals...

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Hydrogeochemical Characterization of Groundwater Quality in Parts of Amroha District, Western Uttar Pradesh, India

The present work attempts to characterize groundwater quality and ascertain its suitability for drinking and agricultural practices using different indices. A total of 122 sub-surface water samples...

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Delineation of groundwater potential zones in semi-arid region of Jilledubanderu river basin, Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India using fuzzy logic, AHP and integrated fuzzy-AHP approaches

Increasing urbanization and the population's demand for water shortages in urban and rural areas leads to a decline in groundwater resources, to the need to plan artificial groundwater recharge. This...

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Exploring the relative water scarcity across the Indian million-plus urban agglomerations: An application of the Water Poverty Index

Indian cities are rapidly expanding and with increase in migration the country is expected to witness unprecedented urbanization in the coming decade. In this context, it is important to take a holistic...

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Analysis of uranium and other water quality parameters in drinking water sources of 5 districts of Kerala in southern India and potability estimation using water quality indexing method

An analysis on the presence of uranium in drinking water sources of five districts in Kerala, Southern India has been carried out. 830 Samples from different sources during pre and post-monsoon seasons...

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Hydrologic response to land use land cover change in the Upper Gidabo Watershed, Rift Valley Lakes Basin, Ethiopia

The purpose of the study was to assess land use and land cover changes (LULCC) effects on stream flow of the upper Gidabo Watershed, Ethiopia. The data subjected to analyses were satellite imageries...

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Use of the Hydrochemical Facies Diagram (HFE-D) for the evaluation of salinization by seawater intrusion in the coastal Oropesa Plain: Comparative analysis with the coastal Vinaroz Plain, Spain

The present analysis aims to recognize and understand the temporal and spatial evolution of seawater intrusion into the Oropesa detrital aquifer on Spain's eastern coast through the early 1990s. In...

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Assessment of the groundwater geochemistry from a part of west coast of India using statistical methods and water quality index

The study aims to identify the groundwater geochemistry and drinking water suitability through statistical and water quality index (WQI) approach in Kudal region of Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra,...

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Assessment of origin and distribution of fluoride contamination in groundwater using an isotopic signature from a part of the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP), India

To understand the factors controlling origin and distribution of fluoride concentration in groundwater of the Indo-Gangetic plain comprising the Indian states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand,...

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Groundwater-surface water interaction along river Kali, near Aligarh, India

River Kali, in the western gangetic plains, is posing serious threat to riparian communities by contaminating shallow riparian zone groundwater. To manage groundwater contamination, this study attempts...

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The regionalization of a parameter of HYMOD, a conceptual hydrological model, using data from across the globe

The approximation of streamflow data in an un-gauged catchment is challenging and is generally addressed through parameter regionalization. Though identifying the relationships between catchment attributes...

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Identification of suitable sites and structures for artificial groundwater recharge for sustainable water resources management in Vamanapuram River Basin, South India

Sustainable groundwater management by artificial recharge of aquifers has become a possible resolution for increasing depletion and deterioration of groundwater in several river basins across the word....

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Spatial variation of sub-surface heterogenieties within the dyke swarm of Nandurbar region, Maharashtra, India, for groundwater exploration using Inverse Distance Weighted technique

To understand the protective capacity of aquifers, anisotropic nature and fracture geometry of dyke infested terrain in parts of Nandurbar region, Maharashtra, data from 39 vertical electrical soundings...

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Hydrogeochemistry and heavy metal contamination in groundwaters of Dhaka metropolitan city, Bangladesh: Assessment of human health impact

A total of 47 groundwater samples were collected in Dhaka metropolitan city, Bangladesh to determine the drinking quality in terms of pH, EC, TDS, hardness, CO3, HCO3, Cl, SO4, PO4, Ca, Mg, Na, K, Fe,...

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Hydrochemical processes and groundwater quality assessment in North eastern region of Jordan valley, Jordan

Hydrochemical studies carried out on the groundwater in north eastern part of Jordan valley, Jordan, revealed the confinement of groundwater to two partly overlapping Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary-Quaternary...

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Combination of GIS and fuzzy-AHP for delineating groundwater recharge potential zones in the critical Goghat-II block of West Bengal, India

This study tries to show the groundwater recharge potential zones in groundwater-stressed Goghat-II block, using fuzzy-AHP technique. According to the central ground water board of India, Goghat-II...

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