DEPARTMENT OF SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION, PUNJAB

 

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PICTURES OF VARIOUS WORKS DONE BY DEPARTMENT

         The use of this structure is that it prevents soil erosion especially in hilly areas and also serve as water storage device which can be used as and when required

 

 

           This structure checks soil erosion in gullies, rivulets and natural drains and  also serves as a water storage  for use in irrigation purposes.

 

 

         Water harvesting dams collect water that is runoff and goes waste and are very useful as they not only provide irrigation during lean period but they also prevent soil erosion besides encouraging agro forestry in Shivalik Foothills

 

            Water harvesting dams collect water that is runoff and goes waste and are very useful as they not only provide irrigation during lean period but they also prevent soil erosion besides encouraging agro forestry.  

      

      Water harvesting structure in Shivalik foothills which also serves the purpose of ground water recharging

 

 

        Spillway is constructed on the top of  water harvesting dam bundh to drain excess water thus preventing extra load of water which can cause damage

 

 

       Renovated village pond in Distt. Hoshiarpur  

     

 

 

         For small farms these farm ponds are very useful. rain water can be collected in these ponds which can be used for irrigation and for livestock           

 

 

           Base flow structure is constructed to check soil erosion and harnessing of seepage in hilly areas, it also serves the purpose of water harvesting which is then utilized for irrigation and other purposes      

 

This structure harvest the hill seepage and water from other rivulets which in turn is used for irrigation and household purposes

 

          

 

             This structure harvest the hill seepage and water from other rivulets which in turn is used for irrigation and household purposes

 

 

       Water harvesting structure construction in progress

 

 

        These structures are usually constructed by  concrete generally to check soil erosion and also checks velocity of water in gullies and fields

 

 

         These structures are usually constructed by boulders generally for preventing bank erosion.

 

 

 

      Construction of new pond is underway in a village in Sangrur distt.

 

 

 

       Concrete Pond built by department in Ropar distt.

 

 

          Water being pumped through inlet of a village pond that was renovated by department.

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