Conjunctive Use of Surface and Groundwater in Efficient Manner

  • D. K. ChadhaEmail author
Part of the Springer Hydrogeology book series (SPRINGERHYDRO)


Conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water is being adapted in many countries to enhance the intensity of irrigation and host at often benefits like cope with the water logging and salinity problems in canal irrigated areas, blending of water reduce the contamination load etc. In India, a number of scientific studies have been conducted which conclusively proved its importance and benefits, but the implementation of this technology has been overlooked because of apathy at various levels. The implementation of conjunctive use program has to be considered now seriously if we really mean “each drop of water counts” for food security in views of the climate change scenario. The chapter presents details of the different aspects of the conjunctive use with the assertion that institutional arrangements and action plan be made for taking up the projects for which detailed hydrogeological studies have already been completed and found favorable for its application.


Aquifer Conjunctive use Water logged Inland salinity Haryana 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Global Hydrogeological SolutionsVikas PuriIndia

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