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Closing of the Krishna Basin: Irrigation, Streamflow Depletion and Macroscale Hydrology

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dc.contributor.author Biggs, Trent W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Gaur, Anju en_US
dc.contributor.author Scott, Christopher en_US
dc.contributor.author Thenkabail, Prasad en_US
dc.contributor.author Gangadhara Rao, Parthasaradhi en_US
dc.contributor.author Gumma, Murali Krishna en_US
dc.contributor.author Acharya, Sreedhar en_US
dc.contributor.author Turral, Hugh en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-31T15:07:35Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-31T15:07:35Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2008-09-25 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2008-09-25 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/3678
dc.description.abstract "Discharge from the Krishna River into the ocean decreased by 75 percent from 1960-2005, and was zero during a recent multi-year drought. This paper describes the physical geography and hydrology of the Krishna Basin, including runoff production and a basic water account based on hydronomic zones. More than 50 percent of the basin's irrigated area is groundwater irrigation, which is not currently included in inter-state allocation rules. Future water allocation will require inclusion of the interactions among all irrigated areas, including those irrigated by groundwater and surface water." en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries IWMI Research Reports, no. 111 en_US
dc.subject river basins en_US
dc.subject wetlands en_US
dc.subject water management en_US
dc.subject irrigation en_US
dc.subject water resources en_US
dc.subject environmental change en_US
dc.subject water quality en_US
dc.title Closing of the Krishna Basin: Irrigation, Streamflow Depletion and Macroscale Hydrology en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka en_US
dc.coverage.region Middle East & South Asia en_US
dc.coverage.country India en_US
dc.subject.sector Water Resource & Irrigation en_US


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