Irrigation


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IRRIGATION. The act of wetting or moistening the ground by artificial means.
     2. The owner of land over which there is a current stream, is, as such, the proprietor of the current. 4 Mason's R. 400. It seems the riparian proprietor may avail himself of the river for irrigation, provided the river be not thereby materially lessened, and the water absorbed be imperceptible or trifling. Ang. W. C. 34; and vide 1 Root's R. 535; 8 Greenl. R. 266; 2 Conn. R. 584; 2 Swift's Syst. 87; 7 Mass. R. 136; 13 Mass. R. 420; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; 5 Pick. R. 175; 9 Pick. 59; 6 Bing. R. 379; 5 Esp. R. 56; 2 Conn. R. 584; Ham. N. P. 199; 2 Chit. Bl. Com. 403, n. 7; 22 Vin. Ab. 525; 1 Vin. Ab. 657; Bac. Ab. Action on the case, F. The French law coincides with our own. 1 Lois des Batimens, sect. 1, art. 3, page 21.

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In addition to this project, JICA s efforts in Zimbabwe include dispatching irrigation development and management experts to Zimbabwe since 2012, and providing technical cooperation for irrigation development, maintenance and operation to the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, as well as technical support for general rural development.
Government initiatives and product innovation in micro irrigation market will aid in reducing the cost of micro irrigation devices and making it more popular among small farmers.
On the occasion secretary Irrigation listen the problems of the people of the area and directed the concern authorities to address the issues as soon as possible , adding that the government were taking all efforts to strengthen the irrigation department and provide all facilities to the farmers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Secretary Irrigation soon after the floods had rushed to Chitral and was supervising relief and rehabilitation activities over there.
According to FAO reports, irrigation efficiency in Iran in 2000 was about 32% being less than 38% in developing countries [17].
The cost of irrigation -- preparing the land for surface irrigation, the labor of applying the water and the cost of the water -- may be one of the important items in the production of fruit.
We have chosen Issyk-Kul region not for nothing, this region has much unused land due to absence of irrigation water and irrigation system problems," he explained.
The 44 papers in this collection cover the state of the art in irrigation, irrigation modeling, irrigation systems and planning, sustainable irrigation and water re-use, irrigation management, governance for sustainable irrigation, and water trade issues.
An alternative to this is to have farmers limit their irrigation and sell or lease only the rights to their unused water, rather than sell the land as well.
Addressing the 5th Asian Regional Conference and 60th International Executive Council on "Improvement in Efficiency of Irrigation Projects" in the national capital, Mukherjee said: "We recognize the criticality of irrigation and its efficient use to revitalize our agriculture.
It was not concerned with saltwater intrusions, or the residues of irrigation, or a host of other effects.
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