Prediction of Artificial Water Recharge Sites Using Fusion of RS, GIS, AHP and GA Technologies

  • Shaikh HusenEmail author
  • Santosh Khamitkar
  • Parag Bhalchandra
  • Preetam Tamsekar
  • Govind Kulkarni
  • Kailas Hambarde
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 37)


This paper narrates experimental setup for finding the most suitable area for artificial water recharge sites using a fusion of GIS, RS AHP, and GA technologies. To do so, GIS was implemented using six geo-data layers. Experimentations regarding potential suitability of the sites were done using RS technology. Based on this, the proposed model gave suitability map as output. For ranking and weighting the criteria AHP and GA were used. The results of the study were appealing and efficiently found out the most suitable areas in the Kalamnuri taluka of Maharashtra, India. The study could be a role model for groundwater management crisis in other areas in India.


Water management GIS AHP DSS GA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shaikh Husen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Santosh Khamitkar
    • 1
  • Parag Bhalchandra
    • 1
  • Preetam Tamsekar
    • 1
  • Govind Kulkarni
    • 1
  • Kailas Hambarde
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computational SciencesS.R.T.M. UniversityNandedIndia

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