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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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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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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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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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Application of tritium (3H) as a tracer in seepage studies through hydraulic structures

Water plays a pivotal role in various agricultural and industrial activities through the construction of hydraulic structures like dams, canals or hydroelectric power station. Geophysical logging and...

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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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Groundwater quality of arsenic contaminated aquifers in the Munshiganj district, Bangladesh using water quality index

About 47% shallow tubewells (STWs) in Munshiganj district, Bangladesh, contain arsenic (As) concentrations above 50 ppb. The groundwaters with elevated arsenic (As) concentrations are using for domestic...

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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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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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Hydrochemical appraisal of groundwater quality for drinking and agricultural utility in a granitic terrain of Maheshwaram area of Ranga Reddy district, Telnagana State, India

Groundwater is the major source of water both for drinking and agriculture activities in India. Water availability and quality depends on the rock formations present in the region. To study the quality...

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Characteristics of meteorological variables and their implications on evaporation in Roorkee (India)

Estimation of evaporation from meteorological variables and analysis of its properties are very important in the planning of cropping pattern and in the studies of climate change. This study presents...

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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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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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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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Detection of water leakage paths using self-potential and geoelectrical resistivity methods: A case study of Kailana Lake-Takht Sagar in the Jodhpur City, Rajasthan, India

The present paper characterizes the origin of water leakage from the Kailana Lake-Takht Sagar in the Jodhpur city, Rajasthan, India. Self-potential (SP) method was used to delineate leakage paths; whereas,...

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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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An integrated methodology for energy use optimisation: The case study of Ben Nafa Kacha irrigation scheme, Burkina Faso

The increasing awareness of regional climate and water-cycle changes are putting under pressure the efficient water use in agriculture. In developing countries, a reliable supply of energy is the key...

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Earthquake prediction from high frequency groundwater level data: A case study from Gujarat, India

Earthquake prediction has been a challenging but an unsuccessful task until now and has not provided reliable forecasting mechanism. Developments of prediction tools are limited and there is huge gap...

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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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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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Impacts of socio-economic status and environmental attitudes of locals on E-flow allocation in Weihe River Basin, China

There is an increasing awareness on importance of Environmental Flow (E-flow) in hydrology and watershed management, and environmental attitudes and socio-economic status of locals usually impact E-flow...

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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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Groundwater quality evaluation using GIS and water quality index in and around inactive mines, Southwestern parts of Cuddapah basin, Andhra Pradesh, South India

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the groundwater quality for human consumption by developing a water quality index for the southwest (SW) part of the Cuddapah Basin. In order to study this...

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Is the topography playing a dual role in controlling downstream channel morphology of a monsoon dominated Dwarkeswar River, Eastern India?

This study focuses on the role of topography in downstream changes in channel morphology of a monsoon dominated Dwarkeswar River with sixty cross-sections. Bankfull channel characteristics, flow characteristics,...

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A comparative study of springs and groundwater chemistry of Beas and Parbati valley, Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh, India

A comparative study is conducted to understand the hydrochemistry of Beas and Parbati valley Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh, India. Twenty hot spring, sixteen cold spring and twenty four groundwater...

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