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Sustainable Watershed Development Planning

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Sustainable Watershed Development

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In semi-arid regions, sustainable water change will help boost quality of soil, and drinking and irrigation water, and this chapter proposes a strategy for the development of land and water resources for sustainable watershed management. The main aim of the study is to directly impact the effects of climate change on groundwater, sustainable farming, and surface water. The planning of artificial groundwater recharge sites relies on zoned mapping. Remote sensing and GIS software is used to demarcate ground and artificial refilling sites. Groundwater and artificial recharge planning maps were created and weighted overlay evaluation methods used for integrated data such as soil types, land capacities, soil pitches, land use/land cover and soil drainage. The maps were classified by Arc GIS software 10.1 with numerical values 1–10.

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Pande, C.B. (2020). Sustainable Watershed Development Planning. In: Sustainable Watershed Development. SpringerBriefs in Water Science and Technology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47244-3_4

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