Potability of Natural Tank Waters in Dharwad District
Potability Of Natural Tank Waters In Dharwad District civil project report Ground water contributes to about eighty percent of the drinking water requirements in the rural areas, fifty percent of the urban water requirements and more than fifty percent of the irrigation requirements of the nation. Central Ground Water Board has decided to bring out district level ground water information booklets highlighting the ground water scenario, its resource potential, quality aspects, recharge – discharge relationship, etc., for all the districts of the country. As part of this, Central Ground Water Board, South Western Region, Bangalore, is preparing such booklets for all the 27 districts of Karnataka state, of which six of the districts fall under farmers’ distress category.
Potability Of Natural Tank Waters In Dharwad District civil project report Considering the prevailing scenario of the groundwater resources and its development the following recommendations are made for achieving the sustainable development of resources in the district.
- The dug wells found in the dried weathered, fractured zones can temporarily be modified for groundwater recharging purpose to ensure the better utility
- Construction of check dams and sub surface dykes at appropriate places across the nallahs and streams and the areas where water table is having declining trend on priority basis.
- A comprehensive programme should be formulated to harvest the rainwater through existing building rooftops and check dams, surface tanks, bunds and subsurface dykes to augment the groundwater resources in terms of quality and quantity