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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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16 Table 3 Annual loads of nutrients for irrigation and drainage water.
According to authors Bos (International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement, the Netherlands) and Molden (International Water Management Institute, Sri Lanka), performance assessment of irrigation and drainage is "the systematic observation, documentation and interpretation of the management of an irrigation and drainage system, with the objective of ensuring that the input of resources, operational schedules, intended outputs and required actions proceed as planned.
The forum, which has drawn experts from the public and private sectors, research institutes and multilateral organizations, is exploring the region's track record on irrigation and drainage, the lessons learned and the improvements needed.
The event coincides with the 21st annual Congress on Irrigation and Drainage held every three years and also with the 8th International Micro Irrigation Congress.
ISLAMABAD, September 24, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Managing Director, Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority, Muhammad Irfan Leghari has said that it will take one month to drain out water from the flood hit areas.
In 1954, he joined the Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Puerto Rico, where he did irrigation and drainage research until 1957.
Workers were completing cleanup of more than 8,400 gallons of crude oil Monday that poured from a hole in an underground pipeline Saturday and flowed through irrigation and drainage systems before being contained, officials said.
The future of Pakistan's agriculture depends on the future of its irrigation and drainage system, which currently faces major problems.
From 1997 to 2001, Marge was also chief executive officer of the Milhous Group's principal operating division, Carson Industries LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of enclosure products for the telecom, power utility, water utility, light rail, irrigation and drainage markets.
Project Development Objectives : To improve access to irrigation and drainage services and to strengthen institutional arrangements for integrated water resources management and
Ehsan Leghari informed the meeting that there are five major components of the projects, which includes community development and capacity building, rehabilitation and improvement of Irrigation and drainage system; management plan for major I & D infrastructure, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Project; impact and environmental management plan and Project coordination, monitoring, technical assistance and Training.