Performance Assessment of Krishna Western Delta Using Remote Sensing — A Case Study

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Year Published: 2012
Month Published: April
Author: P.R.K. Prasad, C. Jacobs, G. Subba Rao, D. Srinivas, A.V Suresh Babu, J. Boonstra and T.V. Satyanarayana
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The Krishna delta irrigation system, one of the earliest major irrigation projects in southern India was designed by Sir Arthur Cotton during in the middle of 19th century on river Krishna near Vijayawada. The project irrigates an ayacut of 5.14 lakh hectares covering West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam districts of Andhra Pradesh. Using multi-date satellite data of Krishna Western Delta (KWD), flow information, crop cutting experiment (CCE) plot data of the State Department of Agriculture (SDA) and AP Water Management (APWAM) Project obtained during kharif 2005-06, performance indicators were computed and performance of irrigation system was assessed.

Pages: 215-230
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10217/79344
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Publisher: U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID)
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Irrigation System; River Krishna; Performance Indicator; Irrigation Efficiency

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