12th Class Geography Solved Paper - Geography 2012 Delhi Set-I

  • question_answer Explain watershed management. What is its aim?


    Watershed management is the study of the relevant characteristics of a watershed aimed at the sustainable distribution of its resources and the process of creating and implementing plans, programs, and projects to sustain and enhance watershed functions that affect the plant, animal, and human communities within a watershed boundary. Features of a watershed that agencies seek to manage include water supply, water quality, drainage, storm water runoff, water rights, and the overall planning and utilization of watersheds. Landowners, land use agencies storm water management experts, environmental specialists, water use surveyors and communities all play an integral part in the management of a watershed.


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